The Plano Police Department is staffed with dedicated professionals. Our standards are some of the highest in the State of Texas, hiring only the Best of the Best. We have an authorized strength of 351 sworn officers, 159 non-sworn employees, and 79 non-sworn part time employees.
Plano enjoys a reputation as one of the most desirable cities to live and work in. It is the home to major corporations, including EDS, JC Penney, Perot Systems, Frito-Lay, Dr. Pepper/7-Up and Alcatel. The August 2006 issue of Money Magazine rated Plano as one of the top 25 cities in the country to live. Plano consistently has one of the lowest crime rates in Texas for cities of its size.