Advancement

Once officers have completed their first two years of patrol experience, they are eligible for both promotion opportunities and transfers to specialized divisions.

Promotional Exams


Promotions include advancement to supervisory positions based on promotional exams. All study materials for the promotional exams are provided by the department.

Transfer Opportunities


The Irving Police Department consists of a wide variety of transfer opportunities including:
  • Academy Training Officer
  • Crime Scene Officer
  • Criminal Investigator
  • DWI Officer
  • Full-time Tactical Officer
  • Gang Intervention Officer
  • K9 Officer
  • School Resource Officer
  • Traffic Officer

Additional Training


Additional training is offered by the department to prepare police officers for new positions in specialized divisions.