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The Angleton Police Department is a intelligence-led and community oriented police agency that provides excellent training and benefits to its employees. We currently have more than 50 employees, which includes 37 sworn officers, 9 telecommunication operators, and 8 support staff members. We proudly serve the citizens of Angleton, the county seat of Brazoria County, with a population of 19,429 covering 11.69 square miles.

We are always searching for highly qualified candidates and encourage you to challenge our rigorous hiring process. The Angleton Police Department hiring process consists of eight (8) phases, which are listed below. 

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Hiring Process

Phase One - Online Application

You must submit your application online. Paper applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will be an automatic rejection.  

Phase Two - Physical Readiness and Written Test

The written test will be a 50 question, multiple choice, examination that covers topics such as Texas Penal Code, Texas Code of Criminal Procedures, Texas Health and Safety Code, Texas Transportation Code, and other police topics. Applicant must make a minimum of a 70% to move to phase III.

The physical readiness test is a 500 Meter row on a concept 2 rowing machine. You must score 70% or higher to continue on to Phase IV. Click here to learn how to operate a concept 2 rowing machine. 

Phase Three - Personal History Statement and Document Submission

You will receive an email containing an Angleton Police Department Personal History Statement. Once received, applicants are given two weeks to complete this and submit all required documents. 

Phase Four - Oral Board Interview

The oral board panel will consist of at least five police department employees and may last approximately 15-30 minutes.

Phase Five - Background Investigation

A personal history statement will be given to the applicant and thorough background investigation will be completed. An additional interview will be held by the assigned background investigator during this investigation. A polygraph examination may be requested during the background investigation.

Phase Six - Interview with Chief of Police

Applicant will have an interview with the Chief of Police.

Phase Seven - Conditional Job Offer

Applicant will receive a conditional job offer from City of Angleton Human Resources. This job offer is conditional upon the successful completion of a psychological assessment and medical screen.

Phase Eight - Final Job Offer

Applicant will be given a start date. 

If you have any questions or would like to be contacted by a recruiter, please email