Career Opportunities

The Rockwall Police Department is seeking individuals with integrity and professionalism to join our team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to multitask, make sound decisions during stressful situations and work well in a team environment.


The Rockwall Police Department is seeking individuals for the position of Police Officer in the Parol Division.


For specific information about available positions, please visit:
City of Rockwall Human Resources Page



  • Certificate Pay: 
    Intermediate - $300 per year
    Advanced - $600 per year
    Masters - $900 per year

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance: There is a 30 day waiting period for insurance. The city provides each employee with a choice of 3 plans to choose from.

  • Sick Leave: 6.67 hours per month with no maximum accrual

  • Vacation
    0 – 1 years of service 6.67 hours per month
    1 - 4 years of service 10.00 hours per month
    5 – 9 years of service 11.67 hours per month
    10 years > 13.34 hours per month

  • Holiday Pay: 11 holidays (option of double time and a half pay if worked or bank holiday to be used within fiscal year)

  • Longevity Pay: $5.00 per month of service after completing 1 year

  • Retirement: Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) – 14% contribution by City – 20 year retirement, 5 year vesting

  • Life Insurance: 1 x Pay up to $50,000 through City 1 x Pay through TMRS (no max)


  •  18 years of age with a High School diploma or GED.

  • A minimum 6 months of experience answering telephones while interacting with the public; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Obtain the following certification(s) within 1 year of date of hire.
    TCIC/NCIC, 9-1-1, Fire Service Dispatch, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Telecommunications Operator.


For questions or concerns regarding the Communications Division contact:

Lieutenant Joseph Florance

Phone: (972) 772-6736.



  •  Must be at least 20 years old and possess High school diploma or GED and have a minimum of forty-five (45) college credit hours from an accredited college.

  • Must be able to, or have already, successfully completed the Police Academy Program and Field Training Program (FTO), and attain Basic Peace Officer certification. Associates degree preferred.

  • Military/Previous Law Enforcement College Credit:  Requirement for college hours are waived if you have 3 years Active Duty Military or 3 years full time Law Enforcement experience.



For questions or concerns regarding the Patrol Division contact:
Sergeant John Norlin
(972) 772-6724.