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The Richardson Police Department announces a new ongoing test option for police officer applicants. It is now possible to apply for the position of Apprentice Police Officer and take the civil service exam when it's convenient for you, no more waiting for the next scheduled test date. 

The Richardson Police Department is hiring police officers.

When you have decided you are ready to apply, please visit the City of Richardson's Human Resources webpage. A recruiter will contact you in 2-3 business days after receiving your application. Please do not submit a resume, it is not needed for the position of Police Officer.

 If you have questions, call our recruiting office at 972-744-4894 or by email at

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 Take an inside look at the Richardson Police Department SWAT Team courtesy of Channel 5, NBC News


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Last updated: 6/29/2017 8:30:10 AM