Lateral Entry Program

The North Richland Hills Police Department now offers a Lateral Entry Officer with Certification Program. These officers start at a lateral pay commensurate with their experience, which may expand up to the midpoint of the pay range. Lateral entry officers must complete the department's abbreviated Field Training Program. After completion of FTO training, these officers are eligible to work in an off-duty capacity.


Starting Pay
1 - 2 Step 2 - $57,414
2 - 3 Step 3 - $59,710
3 - 4+ Step 4 - $62,099