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Ted Heap, Constable






Now accepting applications for the position of Patrol Deputy


Recruiting Process


Anyone interested in a position with Precinct 5 is encouraged to submit an application. Applications may be obtained in person at the Command Station Information Desk located at 17423 Katy Freeway or download a PDF version of the application by clicking here.  Submit the completed application to the Recruiting Division at 17423 Katy Freeway Houston Texas 77094, in person, by mail, or by email.


Patrol Deputy


Patrol Deputies comprise the largest, most visible part of the Constable’s Department.  The duties of the Patrol Division include high visibility marked patrol, emergency and non-emergency response to calls for service, on scene and follow-up investigations, crime prevention and traffic enforcement.

Patrol deputies are responsible for law enforcement on the public roadways, in the County Parks, the Toll Road system and the many subdivisions that participate in the Contract Deputy Program. Patrol Deputies report to the Command Station or one of our substations that are located throughout the precinct.


Starting Salary: $44,866.00 annually entry level, plus education and certificate incentives and uniform allowance.


Employment Requirements

• 21 years of age by date of employment
• High school diploma or GED
• Licensed by TCOLE
• Pass comprehensive background investigation
• Pass medical, drug, psychological and language skills test
• Pass pre-employment polygraph examination
• Citizen of the United States
• Veterans must have an honorable discharge


Application Steps

• Application
• Background Investigation
• Written Examination
• Preliminary Interview
• Oral Review Board
• Conditional Offer of Employment
• Polygraph Examination
• Psychological examination (L3)
• Medical Examination (L2)
• Firearms Qualification


 Applicants may pick up an application at our main office at:

17423 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77094


Or go to our website and download an application at:




For more information, please contact the Recruiting & Training Division at

 or email at mailto:C5Recruiting@hctx.net

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