Police Department


To establish a safe and peaceful community through a partnership with the citizens and fellow employees of our city that is based upon strength and integrity.

Police Officer Entry Testing

 Applications for Police Officer are currently being accepted. A Civil Service test is scheduled for DECEMBER 8, 2018. Click the employment link on this page to apply.

Police Dispatcher positions 

Accepting applications for Police Dispatcher. Click the employment link on the left to read requirements and apply.

February 2019

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  1. Wed Feb. 20

    Citizen Police Academy Deadline The Balch Springs Police Department is currently taking applications for the Citizen Police Academy (CPA) which is scheduled to begin March 7, 2019. The class meets every Thursday night from 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. for 10 weeks. There is no fee to attend but spacing is limited. To obtain an application, contact Lieutenant Maret at (972) 557-6012, email or pick one up in person at the Balch Springs Police Department , 12500 Elam Road , Balch Springs, Texas 75180. Deadline to complete and t...
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Balch Springs Citizen's Police Academy

Police Academy BADGEThe Balch Springs Police Department is putting together another Citizen Police Academy and asking for applicants. The class is free to residents or citizen's employed in the city (Click Here for Application).

The Citizen Police Academy is designed to give citizens a better understanding of what police officers do every day. This Interactive program provides insight into the philosophy, internal values, and operations of the department. Through Education, its ultimate goal is to: improve the relationship and rapport between citizens and the Balch Springs Police. The program also gives citizens the opportunity to interact with officers, ask questions, and express any concerns they might have. This two-way communication has proven to be an effective, successful way to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Citizen Police Academy.