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The City of Pearland and its police department are growing rapidly offering new employees the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic community. Pearland is a city on the rise and has been recognized as the 3rd largest city in the Houston Metro area and the fastest growing city in Brazoria County. Pearland is proud to have been recognized as the 5th safest Texas city with a crime rate below the national average as reported by Congressional Quarterly in 2012. 

The Pearland Police Department currently has 167 sworn police positions. The Pearland Police Department offers an extremely competitive compensation package for all positions and jobs. The department has a variety of civilian, non-sworn positions that range from dispatchers to records clerks. For incoming police officers, the department has a variety of divisions and assignments including: Traffic, Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement, K-9s, Criminal investigations Division, Crime Scene Units and Community Outreach.  The department will be hiring for multiple position to fill existing openings and expansions into specialized divisions.

The City of Pearland offers a sign-on bonus of $5,000 for TCOLE-certified officers with at least two years of law enforcement experience.* Contact a recruiter for more information.









* Officers must have an 'Honorable' designation on their F-5 to qualify. Additional rules and qualifications may apply.