Police Officer

Farmers Branch, TX
Farmers Branch Police Department

Are you a service minded professional?
Are you looking for a career in law enforcement?
We are looking for dedicated individuals to join our team.

*Sign on incentive of $5,000 for qualified recruits – half upon hiring and half upon completion of field training.*

 

Essential Job Functions
The purpose of this position is to prevent crime, enforce laws, protect life and property, preserve the peace, and apprehend criminals.

Performs general patrol duties including operating an emergency vehicle; observing and taking action on traffic law violations; assisting stranded motorists; responding to calls for service and performing preventative patrols; pursuing and apprehending violators of federal, state, and local laws; issuing citations or custodial arrests; responding to accidents; rendering first aid; completing accident and criminal activity reports; and testifying in criminal and civil court cases.

May be assigned specialized duties including but not limited to executing misdemeanor and felony warrant of arrest; fingerprinting; presenting crime prevention programs in various settings to a variety of audiences; investigating criminal offenses, working in an undercover capacity; providing residential and commercial security surveys, serving as Court Bailiff for Municipal Court, and serving as a School Resource Officer.

May be assigned to any of the following divisions: Tactical, Training, Investigations, Juvenile, Narcotics, and Field Operations.

Education and Experience
Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.

Some experience is required.

Licenses and Certificates:
Valid driver’s license with good driving record and ability to maintain while employed.

Must obtain a TCOLE license and Basic Certificate within six months of employment and maintain throughout employment.