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Applications Now OPEN to TCOLE Certified Officers

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On behalf of the men and women of the Anna Police Department, thank you for your interest in becoming a member of our family! If you are committed to serving the public and dedicated to making a difference, then we want you! The Anna Police Department provides law enforcement services to the citizens of the City of Anna, in Collin County.


Anna is one of the fastest growing and safest cities in Collin County. It offers a family friendly and strong community atmosphere for citizens, visitors and the police officers who serve here. Because of our current and projected growth, Anna Police Officers have a greater opportunity for advancement and skill development.


The Anna Police Department is dedicated to recruiting, hiring, and training the most qualified applicants. The city of Anna only accepts applications for Police Officer position openings when there is an active job posting. 

To view current job posts for the City of Anna click HERE.

Minimum Requirements (TCOLE Certification required)

Targeted candidates for the Anna Police Department are self-motivated, empathetic, and possess a desire to serve. Candidates must be of high moral character and possess integrity. Preferred candidates are certified through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Spanish speaking individuals are encouraged to apply. A college degree is not required but is preferred. Prior U.S. Military experience may be substituted for patrol experience and/or college. Candidates must possess a valid Texas Drivers License at the time of hire.



  • A class B conviction within the last 10 years

  • A family violence conviction

  • Conviction of any offense above a class B misdemeanor

  • Currently on probation or under indictment for any criminal offense

  • Discharge from the military under less than honorable conditions including:

    • Any other characterization of service indicating bad character

    • Bad conduct

    • Dishonorable

    • Other than honorable condition


  • Admission of illegal use of any kind within three years prior to the date of application. 

  • Any illegal use of PCP or LSD regardless of time.

  • Any illegal use of a felony grade substance as defined in the Texas Penal Code or Health and Safety Code, within ten years prior to the date of application; to include prescription medication not prescribed to the applicant 

  • Extensive use of any illegal drug will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Factors considered are number of times, length of usage and lifestyle improvements.


  • A driving record that indicates the following:

    • Driver's License is currently suspended or revoked.

    • Any serious violation such as reckless driving, endangering lives of others, racing, failing to stop and render aid, or negligent vehicular manslaughter within the past three years.

    • Excessive standard moving violations such as speeding, reckless driving, disregarding a traffic control signal, failure to signal, failure to keep right, following too close, etc.


  • Failure to substantially and properly complete the application forms, including but not limited to; failure to fill in all blanks to an extent that suggests intentional omission or deception, failure to provide notary seals where required or failure to attach requested documents unless prior arrangements have been made.

  • History of failure to maintain financial responsibility shown through a credit report.

  • Unstable job history; the applicant changes jobs frequently.



To inquire about available positions, view the career section of the website or contact the Human Resources Department at 972-924-3325.  You may also email your questions to the Human Resources Department.  

To view current job posts for the City of Anna click HERE.


EOE Statement:
The City of Anna is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to an alcohol-free, drug-free workplace and for providing equal opportunities regardless of race, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, or marital status.



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