Top 10 Reasons to Join Texas DPS

  1. Competitive salaries and benefits such as health insurance (no cost for employee), State of Texas Retirement System with supplemental law enforcement benefits, 401k, 457K, and Veteran’s Education Benefits Program
  2. Vacation and sick leave accruals monthly (13 paid holidays per year)
  3. Opportunity for overtime, and stipend pay for education and second language
  4. All uniforms, clothing allowance and state of the art equipment provided
  5. High quality training and opportunity for graduate and post graduate degrees
  6. Each Trooper, Texas Ranger and Agent are issued their own take home vehicle
  7. Wide range of Law Enforcement specialties and promotion opportunities:
    • State Trooper (Trooper I - VI)
    • Texas Rangers
    • Agents
    • Organized Crime
    • Counter Terrorism
    • Intelligence
    • Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT)
    • Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD)
    • Tactical Marine Unit
    • Dive Team
    • Rotary and Fixed Wing Pilots
    • Capitol Complex Protection
    • Executive Protection
    • Training and Education
    • K-9
    • Motorcycle Unit
  8. Career stability within a legendary and highly elite organization
  9. State wide jurisdiction and opportunity to live and work anywhere in the State
  10. To Protect and Serve Texas