Under supervision of a Sergeant or other superior officer, performs general and special police duty in an assigned district or unit in the preservation of law and order.
The initial starting salary while in the Police Training Academy is $15.00 per hour. Upon successful completion of the Academy, the salary for Patrol Officer is $45,904.64 per year.
Closing 12/15/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Examples of Duties
Protect life and property. Enforces laws and ordinances. Prevents and detects crime. Work involves an element of personal danger. Must be willing and capable of carrying any Divisional issued weapon and wearing any Divisional issued equipment or uniform. Testifies at administrative or judicial proceedings as required. Acts without direct supervision and exercises independent judgment in meeting complex situations. Performs other job-related duties as required.
AGE: Applicant must be a minimum of 21 years of age and no older than 39 years of age AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT TO THE CITY OF CLEVELAND POLICE TRAINING ACADEMY.
EDUCATION: Applicants must indicate in their application, and present proof at the time of filing, that they have received a High School Diploma* from an accredited educational institution or have satisfactorily completed the General Education Development Test (GED). One of the following must be attached to your application in either a PDF or JPEG format at the time of filing:
A. High School Diploma
C. Letter on official stationery from High School or Board of Education stating that the applicant did graduate.
D. DD-214 (Separation from Active Duty) which specifically indicates the individual graduated from High School or passed the General Education Development Test.