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Texas Tech Police


To qualify for the position of Police Officer I, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. certificate
  • Must have fifteen (15) semester college hours from an accredited college or university OR Three (3) years prior Law Enforcement OR Three (3) years prior Military with Honorable Discharge
  • Must possess a basic TCOLE license
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must possess a valid driver's license not in jeopardy of suspension
  • Must never have been convicted of any family violence offense
  • Must have been discharged from any and all military service under honorable conditions. A copy of DD214 (Long Form-Member-4) will need to be submitted at time of application.

TCOLE standards apply to the recruitment process.

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Phone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-emergency: 806-742-3931


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