The Denton Police Department is currently accepting applications for lateral and entry level patrol officers.

The Department offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Starting Salary:  

  • Entry Level: $36,899.20
  • Lateral: $40,601.60


  • 80/20 Medical Insurance
  • Dental/Vision
  • 30 year State Retirement
  • Paid Vacation/Sick/Military Leave
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Credit Union Services
  • Equipment and Uniforms
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Qualifications 

To apply for the Police Officer job opening, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age at the completion of a six month training academy
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience working with the public
  • Be of good moral character
  • Pass a written examination
  • Pass a physical agility test
  • Pass a comprehensive and thorough background investigation, psychological screening, polygraph examination and periodic drug testing
  • Be a US Citizen
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have no felony convictions

Rquest an application:

Call 410-479-1414 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday
E-Mail application request to
Write to the Denton Police Department at the address below
Denton Police and the Town of Denton are Equal Opportunity Employers