Patrol Police Officer

Tioga, ND
Tioga Police Department

Performs police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, municipal code enforcement, administrative duties, and related law enforcement activities.


  • Works on rotating shifts performing security patrols, municipal code enforcement, traffic control, investigation and first aid at accidents, detection, investigation and arrest of persons involved in crimes or misconduct.
  • Works an assigned shift using own judgment in deciding course of action being expected to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance.
  • Maintains normal availability by radio or telephone for consultation on major emergencies or precedent.
  • Carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances.
  • Patrols City streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations’ and to otherwise serve and protect.
  • Services/answers the Tioga Police Department telephone after hours, or as needed.
  • Responds to emergency radio calls and investigates accidents, robberies, civil disturbances, domestic disputes, fights, drunkenness, missing children, prowlers, abuse of drugs, etc. Takes appropriate law enforcement action.
  • Interrogates suspects, witnesses and drivers. Preserves evidence. Arrests violators. Investigates and renders assistance at scene of vehicular accidents.
  • Summons ambulances and other law enforcement vehicles. Takes measurements and draws diagrams of scene.
  • Conducts follow-up investigations of crimes committed. Seeks out and questions victim, witnesses and suspects. Develops leads and tips. Analyzes and evaluates evidence and arrests offenders. Prepares cases for giving testimony and testifies in court proceedings.

(A) must be 18 years or older at the time of employment;
(B) No felony convictions or disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years;
(C) Must be able to read and write the English language.

Education and Experience:
(A) High school diploma or equivalent.
(B) Completion of the P.O.S.T. basic law enforcement training academy or
equivalent, or the means to complete within a certain period of time.
(C) Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certification.