Additional Points on Exam

Applicants who pass the examination with a score of 70 or more, and meet the criteria for additional points, will receive a maximum of 5 additional points to be added to their examination score for a total score. The following documentation must be attached through the online application process by October 12, 2018 to be eligible for the additional points. If you need assistance, call 512-393-8066.

Prior Law Enforcement Experience


A letter from a current or prior employer issued on official letterhead documenting a minimum of 2 years of prior civilian law enforcement experience (EXCLUDES military or corrections experience). Telephone and email contact information shall be included for verification.

Military Points


Requires 2 years prior honorable military experience (Honorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces). Eligible applicants shall submit a non-returnable copy of their DD-214 (Member 4. The DD-214 must reflect at least 2 years of active duty AND the word "Honorable" must be printed in the "Character of Service" section. The "Member-4 inches form includes the character of service.