About the Department

The police department consists of 30 sworn members (averaging 15.86 years of law enforcement experience as of 04-2010) and 12 non-sworn personnel serving a vibrant and growing community estimated by the Capitol Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) at 18,509.

Interested in becoming a police officer?

Notice of Civil Service Examination for Police Officers

The Police Officer protects the City's residents and property by striving to promote voluntary compliance to laws and ordinances through the use of enforcement, public education and role modeling. All applicants must meet the MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR POLICE OFFICERS outlined by the Local Government Code Civil Service Chapter 143. Eligible candidates desiring to take this entrance exam shall submit their on-line application by Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Failure to complete the on-line application and submit the required documents by the above date shall render the candidate ineligible to take the examination. 

 Examination:        Thursday, May 4, 2023, 9:00 a.m. 
                                   Taylor Pubic Library 
                                   801 Vance St., Taylor, TX 76574

Closing Date to submit completed applications on-line is Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

  Click here for complete instructions for: Police Civil Service Entrance Exam 

We are a values-based organization that seeks to serve all persons who reside in or visit Taylor to the best of our abilities and provide all with the highest quality of life.

We have been fortunate to have been able to obtain exceptional technology, great personnel and work in a superb community. We pay for your experience. Starting pay will range from $57,641.29to $78,367.498 DOE. Visit our Recruiting page for more information.

Requesting a report

Contact the Police Department directly for a copy of an accident or police report at 512-352-5551 or stop by the station located at 500 S. Main Street.  

  • Accident reports are $6 each.
  • Police Reports are .25/pg

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Police Security Requests

For information regarding police security request visit the Police Security Requests page.

National Night Out
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Report a Problem

Problem or concerns may be reported via Accela. Please note that the system is not monitored 24/7. For matters requiring immediate response, call 9-1-1. Any other matter  may be reported by calling the non-emergency line at at 512-352-5551, option 0, at any time 7 days a week/24 hrs a day. 

For barking dogs or noise complaints, please call the police department directly.

Victim Services

As of 2018, the City of Taylor has on staff a Victim Services Coordinator, Priscilla Moreno. She can be reached by phone at 512-352-5551 ext. 2218 or email:  priscilla.moreno@taylortx.gov