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.
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 2015, the Department received its seventh re-accreditation by successfully completing the Advanced Law Enforcement program.
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.
Our last Police Recruit Civil Service Entrance Examination was held on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
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 Opens a New Window. database with the City of Plano Police Department.
Plano Police McDermott Substation
The new Plano Police McDermott Substation will be located at the northwest intersection of McDermott Road and Robinson Road. The 22,142SF facility will include a new training room, office space, and community spaces. Public Safety Officers and Records staff will be available to provide resident services.
Peace Officer Memorial Service
The Plano Police Department's Peace Officer Memorial Service will be held on May 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. The event will be held at the Plano Municipal Center in the Senator Florence Shapiro Council Chambers.
For additional information, please contact the Police Public Information Office at (972) 941-2433.
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.