The Dumas Police Department accepts applications continuously throughout the year and applications are kept on file until an opening
All applicants will need to complete the following:
a. City of Dumas Employment Application.
b. Personal History
c. Authorization to release information.
These forms will need to be filled out completely. If a field does not apply to
you mark it as such. Print legibly so that our personnel can read your information.
Enclose ALL requested documentation with your
When an opening becomes available you can expect the following:
a. Your application is assigned to a background
b. You will be contacted and scheduled to complete the Physical Agility testing.
c. You will be scheduled for an
interview board. (Usually same day as Physical Agility).
d. recommendations will be forwarded to the Chief of Police for review, selected
applicants will then be scheduled for a
drug test and a medical physical.
e. Upon successful completion
of all phases an offer of employment may be offered.
f. You will be scheduled for final interview with Administration.
Each step must
be completed before moving to the next. This is a lengthy process
All applicants to which employment is offered upon beginning their
employment with the Dumas Police Department will undergo approximately a 1 week of Orientation before being assigned to
a Field Training Officer to complete their 14 week Field Training Program.
Upon successful completion of the Field Training Program
officers will be assigned to a patrol shift.
Upon successful completion of the 6 month probationary period officers may begin applying
for training and special assignments such as SWAT and Motors.