Out of Town Applicants

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Applicants who reside outside the state of Texas or more than 200 miles from Dallas, Texas are considered out of town. It is suggested these applicants arrive in Dallas Wednesday evening and schedule their departure on Sunday after 6 p.m. It is imperative applicants arrive promptly on Thursday morning in order to complete all steps in the hiring process by Sunday evening. It is highly recommended out of town applicants call and speak with a Police Recruiter to ensure hiring requirements are met and there are no disqualifying factors before making travel arrangements.  Out of town applicants are required to travel twice to Dallas, Texas, in order to complete all steps of the hiring process.  


All testing is completed in four days, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Pa rking.  It is suggested that you use the pay parking lot “South Side Park” located at 1326 S. Lamar Street, which is one block north of the Dallas Police Headquarters Building at 1400 S. Lamar Street, Dallas.

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Transportation. Dallas Area Rapid Transportation (DART) provides several means of public transportation in the Dallas area.  Please consult www.dart.org for updated schedules, fares, and travel times in order to arrive at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters at 1400 S. Lamar Street at the appropriate time.

  • From Dallas Love Field Airport: Board the Love Link 524 airport service bus located at lower level ground transportation which operates between Dallas Love Field and Inwood/Love Field station. Disembark at Inwood/Love Field station and transfer to the E. Orange line/Parker Road.  Disembark at the West End station.  Transfer to the S. Blue line/Ledbetter or S. Red line/Westmoreland. Disembark at the Cedars station.  Walk west on Belleview Street for 0.2 miles to 1400 S. Lamar Street.  Travel time is approximately 48 minutes. 
  • From Dallas Forth Worth (DFW) International Airport: Board the E. Orange line located at Terminal A, lower level curb, A-10. Disembark at the West End station.  Transfer to the S. Blue line/Ledbetter or the S. Red line/Westmoreland.  Disembark at the Cedars station.  Walk west on Belleview Street for 0.2 miles to 1400 S. Lamar Street.  Travel time is approximately 62 minutes.  


 

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Links

Contact

Dallas Police Department
Personnel Division
1400 S. Lamar Street
Dallas, TX 75215
  • 214-671-4409  ​​
  • ​​800-527-2948​​
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