Patrol Deputy

Bowling Green, VA
Caroline County Sheriff's Office

Closes On: January 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST

Rate of Pay: $43,367.00 Non-certified – $46,341.00 certified

Job Description

Provide law enforcement services and protection throughout the community with emphasis on patrol. Responsible for the safety and welfare of Caroline County citizens in the area of assignment, as well as in emergency situations, restores peace and order, while operating under the standards set forth by the Sheriff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate a patrol vehicle under normal, high speed and inclement weather
  • Accountable for maintenance and cleanliness of assigned vehicle and other assigned equipment
  • Operate radar and radio equipment assigned
  • Observe and enforce all criminal and traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and ordinances of Caroline County
  • Respond appropriately to suspicious activities and disturbances
  • Respond to radio communication and answer calls and complaints
  • Make on sight arrest, serve warrants and civil papers
  • Prepare cases for court
  • Direct traffic, conduct criminal investigations including crime scene work, interviewing and the handling of evidence and assists in domestic cases

Additional Information

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Valid Virginia Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
  • Must pass a written test (unless certified), background check, drug screening, physical fitness test and will be administered a polygraph examination
  • If not certified, must be able to attend training and become certified by the Department of Criminal Justice Commission within 1 year of employment, as mandated by Virginia Code