General Information
Phone Numbers
(972) 875-4455
Emergencies: Dial 911
1700 Lake Bardwell Drive


Recruiting and Hiring

Police Officer

The Ennis Police Department is NOT currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. 


Basic Requirements                                                                               

  • Must be a United States citizen and 21 years of age or older
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Meet all initial license requirements for Texas Commission On Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • No felony or class A misdemeanor convictions; including deferred adjudications
  • No misdemeanor convictions, including deferred adjudications, above the grade of Class C within the past 10 years
  • Not on community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of Class C misdemeanor
  • No DWI convictions within the past 10 years
  • Must read, write, and speak the English language
  • Must have a stable school, work and driving record
  • Applicants must be able to pass a physical/medical exam as determined by a physician

Salary - Effective 10/1/2024


                            Officer                Corporal           Sergeant          Lieutenant

Entry                 $64,633               $78,365            $85,593             $95,102

6 months          $66,572               $80,716             $88,160             $97,956

1 year               $68,570               $83,137             $90,805             $100,895

2 years             $70,626               $85,632             $93,530             $103,992

3 years             $72,745               $88,200             $96,335             $107,039

4 years             $74,927               $90,846             $99,225             $110,250

5 years             $77,175                                         $102,202           $113,558

6 years             $79,490 



Special and Certification Pays

Intermediate, Advanced, and Master TCOLE Certification   

Bilingual Pay


Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance; Generous Personal Time Off (PTO) and Catastrophic Leave Program, 12 Paid Holidays, Texas Municipal Retirement System with a 2 to 1 Match (city at 14% and employee at 7%), Uniforms, Firearm and Rifle, Ballistic Vest, Duty Gear, Compensation for Wellness Program Participation, PTO buy-back program, Gym membership reimbursement, College tuition assistance, Longevity pay 

Non-TCOLE licensed candidates who are hired as police officers will be sent to the the Basic Police Academy at the department's expense

Lateral Pay Program is available, based on experience, for TCOLE licensed officers