Our mission is to provide outstanding police services, in partnership with the community, to maintain a safe environment that contributes to the quality of life.
Department Accreditation 
The City of Plano Police Department is proud to have been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) since 1992. In November 2012, the department received the Accreditation with Excellence Award, which designated Plano as an extraordinary example in Law Enforcement.
A Meritorious Service award, given to agencies with 15 or more continuous years as an accredited agency, was also presented to the Plano Police Department at that time. View more information regarding our accreditation status
Drug Take Back

National Drug Take Back Initiative

On April 29, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to
2:00 p.m., the Plano Police Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will coordinate a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. Click here for additional information.

Peace Officer Memorial Service

The Plano Police Department will host their annual Peace Officer Memorial Service on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. to honor Texas Peace Officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service for their community. Click here for additional information.

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Our last Police Recruit Civil Service Entrance Examination was held on Saturday, January 28, 2017. 

If you are interested in taking a future Civil Service Examination test for the position of Police Officer, please 
submit your name into an upcoming employment opportunity database with the City of Plano Police Department.

Open Carry and Campus Carry in Texas

In accordance with House Bill 910, Texans will be allowed to carry handguns in plain view starting January 1, 2016. To help citizens understand these changes, the Plano Police department has compiled some answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions.

This information is only intended to provide general information about the changes involving open carry and campus carry. The laws pertaining to firearms in Texas can be complex so make sure that you have a thorough understanding of what is allowed by both Texas and federal law.