Police Patrol Officer

Position Information
The Henderson Police Department is looking for qualified and committed individuals interested in a professional law enforcement career. Applicants must be a certified peace officer. Beginning salary is $42,144.88 per year.

The position receives full city benefits, including 12 paid holidays, one birthday holiday, paid health, dental and life insurance, longevity and certificate pay, and TMRS retirement. Applicants must successfully complete the following to be considered for employment:

  • Drug screen
  • Extensive background investigation
  • Oral interview
  • Physical examination
  • Physical Agility Testing
  • Polygraph examination
  • Psychological examination


Interested persons may apply by contacting Henderson Police Department, 800 Lake Forest Parkway, Henderson, Texas for an application or by clicking the link below to download an electronic application. Both application and authorization must be completed and turned in to be considered.

Application for Employment with Henderson Police Department - Fillable PDF

Police Patrol Authorization

Completed applications must be returned in person or by mail with required documentation as listed on the application to Henderson Police Department to be considered. The preferred method of receiving the completed paperwork is in person.

Henderson Police Department, 800 Lake Forest Pkwy., Henderson, TX 75652

This position will remain open until filled. 

****Any incomplete applications will not be accepted.****

THE CITY OF HENDERSON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.