The Hutto Police Department selects only high-quality individuals to become Hutto Police Officers. By being selective, we continue to build a high-quality department for the citizens of Hutto. Hutto is among the fastest growing cities in the state of Texas. That means our police department is growing rapidly, as well, which offers excellent career opportunities for new officers. For more information email our recruiting unit.

Initial Application

Employment Highlights

  • City matching 2 to 1 retirement plan
  • Issued uniforms and duty gear
  • Paid Life Time membership to the 100 Club of Central Texas
  • Rapid Career Advancement
  • Take home patrol car
  • Top-of-the-line Equipment and Technology

City Overview

The City of Hutto, located in Williamson County, is a family-oriented and quickly growing community in the north east portion of the Austin Metro area. It is located at the intersection of the SH 130 and U.S. 79, which provides convenient access to the Austin area via the toll road system. The city is bordered by Round Rock to the west, Taylor to the east, Pflugerville to the south, and Georgetown to the north. The current population estimate is 23,900 people. The population of Hutto in the year 2000 was 1,677. There are no signs that this explosive growth will come to an end any time soon. The city is poised to accommodate growth, in a responsible manner, for the foreseeable future.

A Great Area to Raise a Family

Hutto currently has 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 high school, and is home to the Eastern Williamson County Higher Education Center (EWCHEC) that offers classes from Temple College and Texas State Technical College. There are also additional higher education opportunities just minutes from the City of Hutto to include South Western University (Georgetown), Texas A&M Health Science Center (Round Rock), Austin Community College (Round Rock), and Texas State University (Round Rock).

Hutto Area Hospitals

There are 5 hospitals just minutes from Hutto to include Saint David's Georgetown Hospital, Saint David's Round Rock Medical Center, Scott and White Hospital Round Rock, Scott and White Hospital Taylor, and Seton Medical Center Williamson in Round Rock.

Other Town Services & Resources

Hutto offers a small town feel with big city resources. There are several community events throughout the year that allow us to maintain that tight community bond such as Hutto Old Tyme Days, Movies in the Park, Treats on East Street, Hutto Farmer's Market, and Hutto Old Town Christmasjust to name a few. The City of Hutto also has 5 city parks and a hike and trail with an active Parks and Recreation Department that hosts various activities throughout the year. Hutto is the perfect location for people of many different interests. Sitting just minutes from Austin's downtown nightlife, or minutes from the two lakes located here in Williamson County that offer boating, swimming, camping, hiking, and biking. Hutto has something to offer everyone.

Department Overview

The Hutto Police Department is a professional organization of 45 sworn officers who are committed to community policing with a focus on keeping our residents safe. The core values of the department are Community, Honor, Service and Integrity.