A Call to Serve
Do you have what it takes to be one of North Richland Hills' finest? Members of the North Richland Hills Police Department have the following qualities:
- Ability to think and react quickly in a variety of situations
- Enjoy helping others and improving the community
- Integrity, personal initiative and self-discipline
- Leadership and strategic thinking skills
- Problem-solving skills
The police profession offers benefits, varied work assignments, and unlimited opportunities. A career in police work takes you out into the community to meet people and resolve real world problems. By serving the community, meeting people, and solving problems, you make an immediate impact in the community. Officers have the opportunity to work in various areas of interest, such as Patrol, Criminal Investigations, S.W.A.T., along with many others.
The Detention Services Section is responsible for the safe detention, control and care of all prisoners within the jail facility. All Detention Officers receive training in jail regulations, departmental regulations, and defensive tactics, including less-lethal weapons and jail standard operating procedures to ensure that the prisoner’s constitutional rights are not violated. This section is also responsible for the proper recording and testing of suspected DWI violators through the Department’s State Certified Intoxilyzer Program.
The primary responsibility of the Dispatcher is to provide citizens with the best possible response to their request for information or the need for service. Communications personnel accomplish this by responding to a need for service by notifying and causing a response of available police, fire, ambulance, City personnel and emergency equipment, as well as outside agencies. Personnel are trained to provide educated answers to a vast array of questions from our citizens and provide 9-1-1 education to the young children of the community.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the North Richland Hills Police Department.
Feel free to contact the North Richland Hills Police Department Recruiting Section at 817-427-7150 or via email.