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Mission Statement 

The Prosper Police Department offers a dynamic and forward-thinking law enforcement experience. As a member of the Prosper Police Department, you'll be part of a team committed to maintaining public safety and serving the community.


The Prosper Police Department's dedication to a core set of values serves as our guiding principles, ensuring that we carry out our responsibilities with exceptional professionalism. These values include:

  • Commitment 
  • Character 
  • Competence 
  • Compassion 
  • Courage 

Patrol OfficersHow to Become a Prosper Police Officer

Acting under the general supervision of a police sergeant. This position performs law enforcement and crime prevention work; to control traffic flow and enforce State and local traffic regulations; to perform investigative work and other special assignments; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Department. This is a sworn position.


  • Lateral Entry- Up to Step #5 - $82,162 -DOQ
  • Entry Test Waived for Lateral Transferred Officers
  • Salary Range: $73,000-$89,781

Annual Step Increases

  • Intermediate Police Officers Certification Pay-$600.00 per year
  • Advance Police Officer Certification Pay-$960.00 per year
  • Master's Police Officer Certification Pay-$1500.00 per year


  • Night Shift Differential Pay
  • Retirement Benefits (TMRS), 2-to-1 Match
  • Medical 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits Effective Within the First 35 days of Employment
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Benefits
  • Training & Continuing Education Opportunities

Lateral Entry Available up to Step #5 - DOQ

  • Step 1: $73,000
  • Step 2: $75,190
  • Step 3: $77,446
  • Step 4: $79,769
  • Step 5: $82,162

2023-2024 Compensation Plan

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