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We are looking for qualified men and women to join our team and help build a safer Snyder. If you have a desire to protect and heart to serve the Snyder Community, You're in the right place. As a Snyder Police Officer you'll be working in a medium sized, and diverse city nestled deep in the heart of west Texas.

Our Goal is to successfully find the best Texas Peace Officers to become Snyder Police Officers. Our department strives to develop officers to their fullest potential and to provide the most updated equipment, training, and quality leadership necessary to be successful.

The men and women of the Snyder Police department are committed to serve each other, the citizens of Snyder, community leaders, and visitors, by creating and maintaining communication, respect and trust. We are committed to provide a safe community for people to live, work, and play with the highest level of professionalism and ethical standards. 

The Snyder Police Department strives to build partnerships and relationships through community interaction. We make every effort to maintain a high level of safety and security as to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Snyder and its visitors.

If you believe that you have what it takes to be apart of the Snyder Police Department we invite you to reach out to one of our recruiters and participate in our application process.  


How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, you'll find the Apply Now button at the bottom of the menu panel to the left of this page. Be sure you've read through the Hiring Process page for information on minimum requirements and how the application process works. 

Throughout the year, our department considers only those candidates that are already licensed as Peace Officers from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement; in most cases we also consider Peace Officer Academy Cadets prior to becoming licensed. Annually (Usually in December)the department will accept applications from citizens who are not licensed and have not attended an academy for sponsorship consideration.  More information can be found about on the Academy and Field Training page. 



Meet Our Recruiters

Steven Circle
Sgt. Steven Roach

Sergeant Steven Roach was born in Midland, TX and moved to Abernathy, TX at the age of 14. Prior to being a police officer he worked as a John Deere Mechanic in Brownfield, TX for four years and an Automotive Mechanic in Lubbock, TX for one year. Sgt. Roach received his Associates degree in Applied Science from Garden City Community College in Garden City, KS in 2016. Sgt. Roach started with the Snyder Police Department on August 13, 2018. Since starting with SPD he was worked as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, is a member of the Bike Patrol Unit and Snyder Police Association, and is a current Shift Supervisor. Sgt. Roach likes to spend his free time with his two year old son, in the gym, or having a cookout with friends. Sgt. Roach is proud to serve the community of Snyder, TX and is happy to call Snyder home.

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Josh Circle

Det. Joshua Reeves 

Detective Joshua Reeves was born and raised in Vernon, TX, but calls Snyder home. After graduating high school he served in the US Army and the Oklahoma Army National Guard. He then worked as a security officer for the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs for 3 years before attending the Vernon College Law Enforcement Academy. Detective Reeves has served with the Snyder Police Department since 2016. Throughout his career at SPD he has worked as a Patrol Officer, Detective, and Recruiter. Det. Reeves currently serves in multiple roles within the department that include Criminal & Arson Investigations, Background Investigations, Recruiting, and Grant Management. Detective Reeves is currently a Intermediate Peace Officer and holds certifications in multiple disciplines. In his spare time he serves as a Volunteer Firefighter/ Fire Investigator for the City of Snyder Fire department, and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.

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