Become a Kilgore Police Officer


Interested in becoming a Kilgore Police Officer ?

You Must Be:


  • A U.S. Citizen

  • A Texas Licensed Driver

  • Able to pass a thorough background

  • Able to pass physical / psychological

  • Able to pass a polygraph examination

  • Drug free

  • Highly Motivated

  • A Team Player

  • Of Exceptional Character and Reputation


Kilgore offers valuable benefits to our police officers:


· Starting Salary  $41,736

· Lateral Transfer up to $45,370 DOE

· Top Pay for Patrol Officer $56,364

· Merit Based Step Pay

· 80 hours paid vacation per year

· Ten paid holidays

· 96 hours paid sick leave per year

· Certificate Pay up to $150 per month

· TML retirement 7% 2-1 match

· 20 year retirement

· Health, Dental and Eye Insurance

· Life Insurance / Disability

· Optional Deferred Compensation

· Uniforms and Equipment

· Access to Gym Facility


 Please download our Recruiting Brochure for more information.


If you have any questions contact 

Asst. Chief Roman Roberson


Lt. Tony Stone




Or come by and see us personally for a tour of our Department.