Detention Officers perform administrative, clerical, and manual duties associated with the detention of prisoners. Interviewing citizens and completing computerized criminal offense reports will occasionally be required.
The employees of the Lewisville Police Department are expected to present a professional image and to inspire public confidence. Every applicant must seriously consider their own reasons for becoming a member of the Law Enforcement Community. Not everyone is an appropriate candidate for this career. The Lewisville Police Department seeks candidates that exhibit certain character and behavior traits critical to the profession, such as INTEGRITY, HONESTY, HONOR, TEAMWORK, COMMITMENT, COMPASSION, SOUND JUDGEMENT, INTELLIGENCE, MATURITY, ENTHUSIASM, and COURTESY.
Public confidence depends on every employee possessing and exhibiting unquestionable Integrity.