What are disqualifications for employment?

The following items are considered disqualifications for police service within the Schertz Police Department:

  • A conviction of any family violence related offense
  • Prohibited by any state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle
  • Prohibited by any state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition
  • Any discharge from the United States Armed Forces with a less than honorable character of service including specifically: under other than honorable conditions, bad conduct, dishonorable, or any other characterization of service indicating bad character
  • Currently charged with any criminal offense for which a conviction would be a bar to TCOLE licensure
  • Have ever had court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of a class 'B' misdemeanor
  • Have had court-ordered community supervision or probation for any class 'B' misdemeanor offense within the past 10 years
  • Have ever been convicted of any criminal offense above the grade of a class 'B' misdemeanor
  • Have had a conviction for any class 'B' misdemeanor offense within the past 10 years

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1. How do I become a Texas Peace Officer?
2. What if I'm already a commissioned peace officer from another state?
3. Does the Schertz Police Department have a police academy?
4. How do I become a Schertz Police Officer?
5. What are the minimum qualifications for employment?
6. What are disqualifications for employment?
7. What benefits are offered as an employee?
8. What is the hiring processes?
9. Where can I obtain an application?
10. I still have questions. Whom can I contact to obtain more information?