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


      ** We have a current opening!  Click HERE for a copy of the Job Posting**


 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.