What Can Disqualify Me?

FEDERAL AND STATE REQUIREMENTS


Licensing requirements set by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) can be found here.


The Police Department must adhere to requirements set out by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) as well as the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services policies.


POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS


In addition to TCOLE requirements, if at any point the applicant is determined to have any of the following disqualifiers, the application process for that individual may be terminated at the discretion of the Chief or Assistant Chief.  These may not be automatic disqualifiers and will be handled on a case by case basis:


  • Abuse of inhalants within last three years. (Examples include but are not limited to paint, paint thinner, Freon, and gasoline).
  • Conviction of any offense involving illegal drugs according to the requirements set by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) or Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) security rules.
  • Involvement in the illegal manufacture, sale, delivery or furnishing of any controlled substance or drug to another with the expectation that a personal benefit would be received as a result of the actions. - Permanent Disqualification.
  • Possession or use of any Penalty Group 1 or 2 substance within the last three years. (Examples include but are not limited to: cocaine, morphine, opium, heroin, LSD, PCP, methamphetamine, ecstasy, and Oxycontin)
  • Possession or use of marijuana within the last three years.
  • Possession or use, without a prescription, of any Penalty Group 3 drug; within the last three years. (Examples include but are not limited to: steroids, Xanax, hydrocodone, Ambien, Ritalin, and codeine)
SPEAK TO OUR RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR!

David Brogger - Recruitment Coordinator

  1. David Brogger

    Recruitment Coordinator
    Phone: 361-485-3805

  2. Training & Recruitment Unit


    Physical Address
    105 W Juan Linn Street
    Victoria, TX 77902

    Phone: 361-485-3799

  3. Police


    Physical Address
    306 S Bridge Street
    Victoria, TX 77901


    Directions

    Phone: 361-485-3700
    Emergency: 911