About the Police Department 


The Southlake Police Department is a high performance organization focused on community policing and customer service. 

We hold the highest regard for professionalism, integrity, innovation, teamwork, excellence and accountability, which are the core values of the City of Southlake.
The Southlake Police Department is nationally accredited by CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.) and received the prestigious Meritorious Agency Award for law enforcement agencies.

A Day in the Life of a Southlake Police Officer


Take a look at the video below and see if you have what it takes to be a member of the Southlake Police Department.

How Do I Apply to Become a Southlake Police Officer? 

 
The City of Southlake is currently accepting applications for a lateral hiring program for certified Police Officers with a minimum of 24 months experience. Please read the information and application instructions listed here.
What are the benefits offered to a full-time employee?
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Holiday, vacation and sick leave
Supplemental insurance 
Deferred compensation plans
Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) at 20 years
What opportunities does the Department Offer?   
Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Patrol Division
Professional Standards Division Traffic Division
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement K9 Unit
Community Policing Drug Enforcement
DPS North Training Center Regional SWAT Team
DPS Firearms Training Center Police Honor Guard
School Resource Office (SRO) Program