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Abilene police recruiting new officers

Published On: Dec 05 2012 09:15:07 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 05 2012 09:16:52 AM CST

ABILENE, Texas -

The Abilene Police Department is recruiting new officers who will begin training in June 2013.

Below is the press release from the department:

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department is pleased to announce that the City of Abilene is accepting applications from persons desiring to become Abilene Police Officers. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2013, at 5PM. We anticipate Academy 51 starting in June of 2013.

We are seeking outstanding, motivated individuals who want to make a difference in our great city. The qualifications for application are included on the application packet that can be found by following links at:


If you possess the desire or drive to become a professional police officer, we strongly encourage you to apply. If you know someone who would make a quality applicant, please encourage them to begin the process. The starting salary for a cadet in training is in excess of $43,000.

For further information, please check the two web addresses above. In addition, personnel at our Training