TO: POLICE OFFICERS ELIGIBLE TO TEST FOR SERGEANT POSITION
FROM: Norma Nunez, Civil Service Director
CC: Beatriz Charo, City Secretary/Chief Administrative Officer
DATE: April 26, 2022
RE: Source List for Promotional Exam

To all officers that are interested and eligible in taking the promotional examination for the Sergeant position, the examination date has been tentatively set for August 6, 2022. The exam will be administered at City Hall at 8:30 a.m. Officers desiring to take such examination shall give notice to the Civil Service Director of their intent no later than 30 days from this notice or by May 26, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.
The official source list is as follow:
Developing the Leader Within You 2.0, John Maxwell
• ISBN-10: 0718073991
• ISBN-13: 978-0718073992
• Cost: Hardcover – $16.62; Paperback – $12.18

Police Field Operations by Thomas F. Adams, 8th Edition
• ISBN-13: 978-0135050491
• ISBN-10: 0135050499
• Cost: New – $136.04, Rent- $39.99, Buy Used – $77.24

Texas Code of Criminal Procedures (Selected sections)
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/
• (Articles/Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17,18, 24, 38, 47,49, 55, 56A, 62, 66)

Texas Penal Code (Selected sections)
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/
• (Sections 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 20, 20A, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 33A, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 42, 43, 46, 49)

Texas Health and Safety Code (Selected sections)
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/
• Sections: 161, 481, 482, 483, 485, 486, 573

Texas Family Code (Selected sections)
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/
• Sections: 32, 51, 52, 54, 58, 71, 82, 83, 85, 86, 88, 91, 261, 262

Books can be ordered on-line, by phone, bookstores or by contacting the publisher directly. As soon as study material is received, it will be available to check out on a daily basis from the Chief’s office. Study Material can be reviewed in-house only Monday thru Friday from 8 am-5pm. Please see Ms. Hill for more information.

If you have any further questions regarding examination materials, please feel free to contact me at 387-3554, Ext. 118.
Thank you,
Norma Nunez
Civil Service Director

Robstown Police Department Mission Statement

The Robstown Police Department is a full service agency whose mission is to fulfill the Law Enforcement needs of the people with the highest degree of fairness, professionalism and integrity, and protect the inherent rights of the people to live in freedom and safety.

Robstown Police Department goals.

  1. Life safety and violence prevention shall always be the primary goal of the Robstown Police Department and will serve to promote a safe community.
  2. Senior victimization prevention will be addressed by providing an efficient response to their law enforcement needs as it concerns crime prevention and response to offenses committed against seniors.
  3. An aggressive policy addressing the unlawful sale and possession of drugs. A strong collaboration between residents, the Robstown Police Department, probation and parole and local law enforcement agencies.

Rex Ramon
Chief of Police, Robstown Police Department

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Non-Emergency Number – 387-3531

Police Department Address:

430 E. Main Ave.

Robstown, TX 78380