Police Department

MISSION

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


 Last civil service test was November 11,2017. Next test date TBD. Applications accepted during posted period. Check back soon.

Police Dispatcher positions 

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

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  1. Wed Nov. 22 - Fri Nov. 24

    Thanksgiving Holiday November 22nd: City Offices Closing at 2:00pm November 23rd: City Offices Closed All Day November 24th: City Offices Closed All Day The Fire and Police Department will be on Duty. HOLIDAY TRASH PICK-UP No trash/recycling service on Thanksgiving Day. Service will slide to the next regularly scheduled day (the following Tuesday)
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  2. Fri Dec. 22 - Mon Dec. 25

    Christmas Holiday December 22nd: City Offices Closing at 2:00pm December 25th: City Offices Closed All Day December 26th: City Offices Closed All Day The Police and Fire Department will be on Duty HOLIDAY TRASH PICK-UP No trash/recycling service on Christmas & New Years Day. Service will slide to the next regularly scheduled day (the following Thursday)
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  1. Mon Jan. 1

    Happy New Year! All City Offices Closed. The Police and Fire Department will be on Duty. HOLIDAY TRASH PICK-UP No trash/recycling service on New Years Day. Service will slide to the next regularly scheduled day (the following Thursday)
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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.  
 
Call or email Officer Sam Allen for more information, at (972) 557-6010 or by Email