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Police Officer

O'Fallon, MO
O'Fallon Police Department

This position is responsible for the enforcement of local, state and federal laws.

Closes: February 29, 2020

$25.66-$36.52 with an anticipated starting salary of $26.48-$28.19

Responsibilities:

• Patrols the city to detect and deter crime.
• Responds to calls for service.
• Prepares required reports.
• Investigates automobile accidents; prepares accident reports.
• Secures crime scenes and collects evidence.
• Obtains and serves search and criminal warrants; apprehends and arrests suspects.
• Transports prisoners to court and other locations.
• Interviews complainants, witnesses, victims, suspects and informants.
• Attends required training sessions; maintains state certification through internal and external training events.
• Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment.
• Interacts with other municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
• Tracks and organizes municipal warrants, when assigned as "Warrant Officer"; researches and gathers data on home and work addresses for wanted subjects; coordinates municipal warrant sweeps; compiles end-of-month statistics and updates O'Fallon Most Wanted list.
• Provides resources to assigned school administrators, teacher, parents, and students, when assigned as "School Resource Officer"; patrols school campus to detect and deter crime; enforces laws and policies; reports delinquent behavior, disturbances, and other criminal behavior; develops and delivers safety and law enforcement presentations.
• Evaluates school emergency operations plans and school crisis plans, when assigned as "Emergency Management Officer"; schedules and directs emergency operations drills; instructs ICS classes; coordinates CERT and Business Watch programs.
• Coordinates DARE programs for assigned schools, when assigned as "DARE Officer"; participates on panels for "At Risk" students with principals and counselors; provides counseling for parents and other student care givers; coordinates the DARE role models program.
• Ability to provide credible testimony in municipal, state and federal court.
• Performs related duties.

Qualifications:

• High School Graduate or High School Equivalent (GED) with 30 college credit hours preferred.
• Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
• No experience requirements.
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Missouri for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
• Current Missouri POST Certification