Transitional Officer Program (August 2022) - Cadet Class 146

Austin Police Officer at Long Center

The Austin Police Department is now hiring for our Transitional Officer Program - the deadline to apply is June 1, 2022. **Class starts August 1st.**

We are currently offering a $5k Signing Bonus for current law enforcement officers with three years experience. Apply now!

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  • Pay during academy $70,580/year rate
  • At graduation $77,900/year
  • Year Six $83,351/year
  • Year Sixteen $102,112/year

Pay increases with promotions for each rank up to Commander. We offer monthly incentives for Education Pay, Bilingual Pay, Field Training Officer, Certificate Pay, Shift Differential and more...

Learn more about our Pay and Benefits.