What if I am not certified? Can I still apply?
Absolutely. We hire both certified and non-certified. Those non-certified candidates will be placed in an academy to acquire certification.

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1. How do I apply for a police officer position?
2. What is the McKinney Police Department's policy on tattoos?
3. What if I am not certified? Can I still apply?
4. How long does the hiring process take?
5. If I'm hired, how long is the academy and other training?
6. Do I get paid while attending the police academy?
7. If I’m a certified officer, do you have a lateral entry program?
8. How do I get into specialized units like Criminal Investigations, Narcotics or SWAT?