For employment in the law enforcement department, call 800-242-7820 and ask for Michelle Carlile at extension 111. Specific qualifications are required for consideration to be a special ranger (see below).
Thank you for your interest in becoming a special ranger with Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).
TSCRA employs 30 professional law enforcement officers who are strategically positioned throughout Texas and Oklahoma to investigate agricultural theft. TSCRA special rangers are commissioned by the Texas Department of Public Safety and/or the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
In the rare instances when a position becomes available, applicants must meet these minimum requirements to be considered for an interview:
Excellent physical condition
Outstanding record of at least five (5) years of active law enforcement experience, including criminal investigative experience
NOTE: Military police experience does not count toward the five (5) years of required experience
Hold an active peace officers license
Meet the approval of Texas Department of Public Safety and/or Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Current in all mandated training required by respective state licensing agency
Extensive background in the livestock (cattle) industry
Pass a thorough and comprehensive background investigation
Pass a polygraph and psychological evaluation
No criminal history of (and not limited to) felony criminal convictions, family violence, DWI or DUI convictions
Of good moral character and habits
Good driving record
Possess a valid Texas driver’s license free of any restrictions that would compromise the applicant’s ability to perform duties