Patrol Deputy

Albert Lea, MN
Freeborn County Sheriff's Department

Rate: $28.28 USD per hour

Come and be a part of a dynamic growing team and live in a community that supports our Law Enforcement. Applicants must be Minnesota P.O.S.T. licensed or eligible to be licensed at time of employment. Minimum starting pay $28.2825 /hr. although willing to negotiate pay based upon review of qualifications and/or experience.

Job Details
The Patrol Deputy is responsible for patrolling County roads, city roads, State Highways, Interstates,
conducting snowmobile and boat patrol, enforcing state and local laws. This position responds to citizen
complaints and emergencies and investigation of illegal activity. Under direction of the Sheriff and
supervisors, this position performs general law enforcement work to protect life and property and enforce local
laws and ordinances throughout Freeborn County.

Duties and Responsibilities
– Patrol Freeborn County to protect and respond to the public while preserving law and order
and prevent or discover crimes. Patrol all areas within Freeborn County, including U.S.
Highways, State Highways, County Roads and Township Roads. Patrol areas may also
include cities within the County that are with or without their own police department.
– Assist local police departments within Freeborn County, other state and local agencies,
whenever possible and practical, with situations including but not limited to crashes, domestic
assaults, fights, burglaries, thefts, special events or other instances that require assistance.
– Performs routine patrol that includes traffic enforcement in cities and county parks.
– Investigation of vehicle crashes, various crimes, and deaths including collection and
preservation of evidence and statements. Makes arrests as needed.
– Prepare reports documenting actions/incidents during the call for service in a timely manner
and serve civil and legal paperwork, including but not limited to Summons and Complaints,
Court Orders, Foreclosure Notices, Orders for Protection, Harassment Orders and
– Testifies in court and participates in preparation of court cases.