Job Title:

POLICE OFFICER I

Salary:

$40,456.00 - $72,592.00 Annually 

Job Type:

Regular, Full-Time

Location:

Cary, North Carolina

 

 Description

Performs responsible protective service work in the prevention, detection and investigation of violations of the law; performs related work as required.   Work may include assignment to special duty such as Impact Team, traffic, field investigations, criminal investigations, K-9, etc.

 

Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant.   

 

 

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 Typical Tasks:

Patrols designated sector in assigned car; observes activity and intervenes as necessary; checks the physical security of businesses, homes, cars, etc.; gets out of car and closely inspects buildings; establishes contact with citizens for public relations;

 

Enforces traffic laws; patrols or conducts stationary observation of traffic; utilizes radar to detect speed violations; stops suspicious vehicles for investigation; issues warnings, citations, and arrests for violations; uses standard field sobriety tests to determine impairment;

 

Serves criminal summons, subpoenas, and warrants in assigned jurisdiction; makes arrests and transports suspects to the public safety center for processing;

 

Responds to domestic violence incidences; provides assistance to reduce the risk of additional violence; conducts investigation if necessary;

 

Responds to robbery calls; assesses crime scenes and calls for assistance; secures the crime scenes and interviews witnesses; apprehends suspects;

 

Investigates accidents; gathers appropriate information and fills out reports; draws diagrams; charges drivers as necessary; calls wreckers, rescue personnel, utility companies as necessary;

 

Conducts detailed investigation of crimes;

 

Provides service to the public; advises citizens on departmental procedures and options available;

 

Testifies in court on arrests made; presents evidence collected;

 

Completes necessary reports for all actions taken and submits to lieutenant for review;

 

Directs traffic as needed at traffic accidents and other incidents;

 

Prepares and delivers crime prevention and traffic safety talks;

 

May serve as field training officer (FTO); 

Performs other job-related tasks as required.