Human Resources

Police Officer Recruitment - Testing Process

Anyone interested is working for the Euless Police Department must meet minimum requirements that include passing the testing process. Upon successful completion of a physical assessment and a written test, applicants are placed on an eligibility list valid for six months or until the list expires.

Applicants receiving a passing score on the completed test are ranked according to their final score. Veteran points will be added for qualified military candidates.

Applicants may be contacted after the test for the following: background check, oral interview, polygraph examination, psychological exam, complete medical exam or drug screening.

Physical Assessment

Generally, the Physical Assessment will occur the morning of the test:

  • Applicants will receive instructions on how to complete the Physical Assessment
  • Applicants are encouraged to wear appropriate athletic attire
  • The physical assessment is scored on a PASS/FAIL basis
  • Failure of any portion of the Physical Assessment will be cause for rejection of the whole test.

Physical Assessment Standards

All applicants must pass all stages of the Physical Assessment Test.

  • 30 sit-ups (1 minute)
  • 25 pushups, no time limit. You may rest in the up position only. You cannot break form.
  • 300 meter run (1 minute 11 seconds)
  • 1 1/2 mile run (14 minutes 36 seconds)

There will be a minimum rest period of 10 minutes between events.

Written Test

Generally, the written exam will be conducted after completion of the physical assessment:

  • The applicants will be advised of the instruction concerning the exam
  • The written exam will be administered
  • Upon completion of the written exam the applicant will be notified of their score
  • Upon successful completion of the Written Assessment, applicant will turn in completed Personal History Statements (PHS)

Have an interest in becoming a part of the Euless Police Department? Please fill out and submit a job interest card so we can notify you of upcoming testing dates.