Allen PD's drone program went full time in June 2020. Used in a variety of public safety services such as traffic management, crowd control and search and rescue, these drones can reduce police response times and reduce the manpower needed for certain calls.
Allen Police offers a CRASE curriculum (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) to teach participants how to react during an Active Attack Event. To request a 45-minute CRASE course taught by one of our instructors, call 214.971.3422.
Allen Police Department has a variety of career opportunities including patrol, criminal investigations, bike patrol, traffic, motor unit, SWAT, Drone Unit, Community Relations, K9 Unit, School Resource officer, Honor Guard, Narcotics Unit, Field Training Officer and Robot Unit.
Some of the non-sworn positions available include Detention officer, Public Safety Telecommunicators, Animal Control officers and shelter attendants, Public Safety officers, Administration and Records.
Allen is ranked among the safest cities in America. Allen PD is also recognized as a Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices agency.