Police Officer

Agency: Lakeland Police Department

Location: Lakeland FL

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement

 

 

Closing Date/Time:               Sun. 04/30/17 4:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary:                                    $19.92 - $31.07 Hourly

Job Type:                               Full Time Regular

 

 

General Description of Class

This is responsible Police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work involves the responsibility for prevention, detection and investigation of crimes and for maintaining law and order. Duties also consist of patrolling an assigned area, traffic regulation and direction and involvement in accident, criminal and other types of investigations. Duties may entail special assignments. Work involves an element of personal danger and may be performed in an automobile, on a motorcycle or on foot during an assigned shift. Assignments are received from superior officers and are carried out under established policies and procedures. Employees in this class must exercise considerable judgment and skill in their handling of emergencies. Performance is reviewed through conferences, handwritten and computer written reports inspections and observations by superiors.

 

Example of Duties:

 

 Qualifications:

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

NOTICE: All education and/or experience requirement must be fully met. Consideration for exception will only be given to recruits who display exemplary law enforcement experience or other circumstances. Exceptions made to any qualification requirements must be discussed and approved by the Chief of Police and the Civil Service Director or designee.

 

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