Police Officer I

Agency: Cobb County Police Department

Location: Marietta GA

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement


Position Information          The Cobb County Police Department is a CALEA accredited and nationally recognized full service law enforcement agency, with an authorized strength of 690 sworn officers, located in the metropolitan Atlanta area. We are excited about the future of our department as we prepare to welcome the Atlanta Braves to our community. 
In response to the recent expansion of our workforce, we are looking for highly motivated, hard working, and ethical men and women interested in joining our police department.

Salary                          $38,355.20 to $60,278.40 per year

Grade Code               50

Position Number      5055457

Closing Date      2/28/17


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Essential Duties     Participates in squad meetings: receives assignments; receives new policies, procedural changes, case laws, court decisions, zone patrols, etc.; subject to inspection for adherence to departmental rules and regulations and dress code.

Ensures that all equipment needed to carry out job duties is available; personally inspects weapons in order to ensure that weapons are clean and functioning properly; inspects vehicles and other equipment to ensure safe and proper operation; subject to inspection of same per the chain of command.

Performs law enforcement patrol activities including, but not necessarily limited to, teletype checks of property or person; records checks on firearms, stolen equipment or wanted/stolen vehicles; assessments of driver’s operational capacities; felony stops; searches for missing, lost or wanted persons.

Initiates enforcement actions including, but not necessarily limited to, separation of persons involved in domestic disputes; dwelling, building or grounds inspections; vehicle pursuits; detainment of suspect vehicle drivers; alarm responses; arrests; searches of persons, places and property; riot control; subdues resisting offenders using force where appropriate up to and including deadly force.

Performs other related duties as assigned

FLSA Status              Non-Exempt

Hours worked per week (include over time)   Shift Work

Department Code    130

Department Name   Department Of Public Safety

Unit Code                   2100

Unit Name                  DPS- Police Department

Position Information         

Position Type           Full-Time

Job Category            Law Enforcement

Internal or External  External-Open to Public

Minimum Qualifications    High School diploma or GED; mandatory participation and successful performance in training academy resulting in State Certified POST Peace Officer.

Valid Driver’s License.

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