The mission and vision of the City of Whitewright is committed to the safety, health, and quality of life, which meets the needs for its citizens, businesses and visitors. This is accomplished through the advancement of a strong and proficient municipality. A municipality which produces efficient, effective quality services and infrastructure. Where a progressive and solid foundation with honor and integrity.

Phone:  903-364-2219 

Police Officer Position Available

The City of Whitewright, Texas is accepting applications for a full-time TCOLE certified Peace Officer. This position will be responsible for enforcing federal, state and local laws related to the protection of life and property; directing and controlling traffic; promoting crime prevention and community relations; investigating disturbances; and arresting violators.

City paid employee insurance
TMRS Retirement
Uniforms Provided
$15.00 - $16.00/hour based on experience

High school diploma or GED
Valid Driver License
Active TCOLE Peace Officer license
Pass a thorough background investigation
Pass a medical exam, psychological exam and drug screening

Criminal record must be limited to:
No arrests in the last 5 years for any offense of a class "A or B" misdemeanor
No felony arrest in the last 10 years
No drug convictions

It is the policy of the City of Whitewright to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Application packets may be picked up at the Police Department located at 206 W. Grand St., Whitewright, TX. 75491 Monday – Friday from 8am to 4:30pm. Applications can also be requested by sending an email to

Whitewright Municipal Building, 206 W Grand Ave | Google Street View map data ©2017 Google

City of Whitewright

Address: 206 W Grand Ave.         

Whitewright, Texas 75491

Phone: 903-364-2219

Fax: 903-364-3001