Police Officer

Agency: Spokane Police Department

Location: Spokane WA

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement

 

Salary:  $48,587.76 - $84,459.60 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 901-01-2016

 

Description

**Now accepting applications from candidates who have taken and passed the Public Safety Testing, Inc. exam for the City of Spokane.  PST score must be less than six months old**

Performs general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances.

Examples of Work


Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations.

Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations.

Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities.

Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court.

May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc.

Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public.

Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

NOTE: Before applying, please read the Spokane City Police Department's Hiring Standards (Download PDF reader).


Open Entry (Must be met at time of application.)


Licenses and Certifications (Must submit proof of valid license and current certification.)


Other Requirements

 

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