Join Our Force

Career Opportunities

The Allen Police Department has a variety of career opportunities available throughout the year including patrol, criminal investigations, bike officers, traffic, motor unit and special weapons, tactics (SWAT), detention, public safety telecommunicators, animal control officers and shelter attendants, public safety officers, administration and records.

​A Great Place to Work


Allen is ranked among the safest cities in America thanks to the elite staff and exceptional training of the Allen Police Department. APD is also recognized as a Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices agency.
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Meet Our Team

Our officers love working for Allen Police! Watch these videos to hear what inspires them to serve our citizens.

Meet Our Team

Our officers love working for Allen Police! Watch these videos to hear what inspires them to serve our citizens.

Meet Our Team

Our officers love working for Allen Police! Watch these videos to hear what inspires them to serve our citizens.

Meet Our Team

Our officers love working for Allen Police! Watch these videos to hear what inspires them to serve our citizens.

Women in Law Enforcement

From patrolling our streets to processing crime scenes, women play a vital role in law enforcement agencies nationwide. View employment opportunities to find ways to bring your skills and training to the Allen Police Department.

  1. ApplICATION PROCESS
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  3. Recruiting FAQ
Interested in joining our force? First, review our eligibility requirements and disqualifications. Qualified applicants may browse current career opportunities and apply online.

Selected applicants must complete written and physical agility tests. They must also complete a background check; pass an oral board and polygraph test; submit to medical screenings, drugs tests and psychological exams; and complete a final interview with the police chief and deputy chief.
For More Information
More information is available through the Allen Police Recruiting Office at 214.509.4210 or policejobs@cityofallen.org