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Police Officer Trainee Information

Applications open Oct. 5-9

The City of Fort Worth is accepting applications for Police Trainees from Monday, Oct. 5, through Oct. 9.

Salary Information

$3,337 monthly (while in Police Academy Training)
$4,526 monthly ($54,309 annually upon graduation).


View the requirements below for more information about what it takes to become a Fort Worth Police Officer. To prepare for the written exam, download a study guide.


Requirements, general information and benefits

Download a summary of the minimum requirements for becoming a Police Officer Trainee, which includes general information about the application process and benefits of the job.

Physical ability test requirements

The physical ability assessment required by the Fort Worth Police Department is designed to measure the police applicant’s ability to perform the essential functions of the beginning position of police officer.

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Trainee Eligibility

Scores expire April 7, 2016

Contact Information:

Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex
511 W. Felix St.
Fort Worth, TX 76115

Fort Worth Human Resources Department
1000 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102