Upcoming Civil Service Exam is October 1st.
Working in the Grand Prairie Detention Center is exciting and challenging. Detention Officers are responsible for the daily operation of the jail. Duties include booking, fingerprinting and photographing arrested persons, classifying, supervising activities and releasing jail inmates.
The Grand Prairie Police Department is a professional organization offering job stability, room for advancement, training in the latest detention center techniques and equipment, and an excellent retirement plan. We are looking for individuals who possess good decision making skills, good judgment, can handle pressure, are dependable, possess emotional control and above all, have impeccable integrity.
Apply for a Detention Officer Job
Applicants must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and have no more than two events (moving violations or accidents) in the 24 months preceding the date of application. Out of state applicants may apply, but must obtain a Texas driver’s license upon employment with the city.
All applicants must provide the following documentation at time of application:
1525 Arkansas Lane
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Detention Pre-Employment Questionnaire(PDF, 139KB)