$58,635.20 – $84,364.80 Annually
Under direct supervision of the Patrol Sergeant, performs law enforcement and crime prevention work. May be assigned to activities involving Patrol, Boat Patrol, Special Investigations, K-9, and/or other areas.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
- Enforces all applicable codes, laws and regulations (both traffic and criminal) in order to protect life and property, prevent crime, and promote security.
- Patrols designated areas via motor vehicle, via boat, or on foot to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations.
- Prevents/discovers commission of crime; inspects premises of residential/commercial buildings/properties to detect suspicious conditions.
- Apprehends, arrests and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; writes citations.
- Responds to calls relayed by dispatchers, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service duties, stranded motorists, etc.
- Conducts preliminary investigations; interviews victims, complainants and witnesses and takes statements; gathers information and evidence; secures crime scenes.
- Participates in court activities; testifies in judicial proceedings; performs various court-related functions as assigned (e.g., serves warrants, subpoenas, and civil process documents.)
- Provides traffic control and police protection for events such as parades, processions, funerals, ball games, school crossings, etc.; provides security/escort services to individuals, businesses or others as appropriate.
- Inspects and maintains assigned patrol vehicle, uniform, weapons, etc.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a minimum of thirty (30) semester units from an accredited college or university; or ten (10) core course units in police science or a closely related field, and possession of a POST Basic Certificate and one year of full-time paid experience with a law enforcement agency, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.