Police Officer

Dallas County Marshal's Service

About the organization

The Dallas County Marshals Service is a 24-7-365 life safety organization comprised of diverse professional men and women who embody the best aspects of law enforcement, corporate security and related support functions. ‘Service First, Always’ is the Department motto, and we consider it our duty and privilege not only to protect citizens, employees and property from both crime and misfortune, but also to provide the highest levels of service and assistance at every opportunity. The primary responsibility of the DCMS is to protect all buildings, facilities and property owned by Dallas County, and to protect the employees and citizens who work in, or visit, these same locations.


Performs basic law enforcement/security patrol duties around County property. Assists in controlling disturbances on County property, takes necessary action to prevent injury to persons and/or property damage. Reports all circumstances to supervisor. Logs all events and informs next shift. Responds to fire alarms, bomb threats, medical emergencies, burglar and other alarms and call for service. Assists emergency personnel as needed. Enforces County policies on County property. Reports maintenance needs identified while performing rounds, and operates as dispatch for maintenance after hours and weekends. Performs arrests when warranted. Extinguishes lights, secures doors on County property during non-business hours, performs patrols and escorts county personnel. Documents lost and found merchandise, confiscated items and contraband. Performs related as assigned.


• Thirty (30) hours College in Criminal Justice, or in a job related field of study and one (1) year level three security experience OR (15) hours of college and six (6) months public safety/law enforcement.
• Must be 21 years of age with a valid Texas Driver’s License, good driving record and provide a copy of the 10 year driving history. Must maintain a good driving record and remain in compliance with Article II, Subdivision II of Chapter 90 of the Dallas County Code.
• Must be licensed as a Peace Officer in the State of Texas and proficient in the safe handling of firearms.
• Must meet County standards on physical, psychological exams and polygraph. Mandatory drug test prior to and during employment.
• Binocular vision, correctable to 20/30. Able to discriminate between standard colors. Capable of hearing ordinary conversation at ten feet, with each ear. The use of hearing aids is permissible.
• Will be on call 24/7. This is considered an “Essential Position” as stated in Dallas County policy regarding emergency response situations.
• Must be able to perform defense tactics against individuals.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, and drive. The incumbent must be able to run, bend, stoop, climb, crawl, ascend and descend of stairs, both inside and outside without limitations or accommodations.
• Must be able to work varied days and shift schedules, to include weekends and holidays.



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