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Police Officer

North Little Rock, AR
North Little Rock Police Department

The incumbent performs tasks related to: the protection of life and property and the preservation of the public peace and order; the enforcement of Federal State and local laws; and the control and direction of vehicular traffic.

Salary
$40,600.00 Annually

Closing
2/25/2020 4:00 PM Central

Responsibilities:

1. Patrols assigned neighborhood on foot or in a patrol car on daily shift.
2. Answers calls for assistance; assists disabled or stranded motorists or citizens in various ways, including changing tires or pushing vehicles.
3. Checks doors and windows and examines premises of occupied and unoccupied buildings and residences to detect and investigate suspicious conditions; identifies crime and disorder related problems; analyzes problems and develops responses to eliminate or minimize the problem; successfully carries out problem responses; identifies and activates available resources.
4. Responds to alarm systems for signs of unlawful entry.
5. Investigates complaints of family disputes and public disturbances and restores or maintains order, using physical force if necessary.
6. Checks vehicles against stolen vehicle reports.
7. Serves as a public relations liaison between the citizens and the Police Department; attends neighborhood association and other organizations' meetings to answer questions and provide information relating to police events and departmental responses; communicates frequently with citizens in assigned areas to get information and evidence regarding problems and concerns; assists citizens in finding solutions to problems; advises citizens on crime prevention and self protection methods.
8. Collaborates with other governmental and non-governmental organizations and individuals to resolve problems; prepares crime information maps and provides prevention techniques for utilization by neighborhood watch groups and others.
9. Attends related training classes and schools.

Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years, but no more than 45 years of age by date of hire
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Arkansas driver's license and safe driving record
  • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions