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Police Officer

Monroe, NC
Monroe Police Department

Performs responsible protective service work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Work is frequently performed under emergency situations and involves considerable personal hazard and danger.

Salary
$38,022.00 Annually

Closing
10/3/2019 5:00 PM Eastern

Responsibilities:

Patrolling Town, responding to service requests; enforcing laws and ordinances; making arrests, testifying in court; preparing records and files.
On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order;
Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; operates mobile data terminal;
Issues citations for traffic violations;
Serves warrants and makes arrests; testifies in court;
Provides police escorts; directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks;
Fills out arrest records;
Investigates traffic accidents; prepares reports and facilitates information exchange;
Reports unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities;
Ensures vehicle properly maintained;
Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs;
Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments;
May be assigned to training officer, investigations, crime prevention, traffic enforcement, D.A.R.E., K-9, housing authority, etc.;
Performs related tasks as required.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina. Possession of BLET certification. Must meet and maintain all minimum state and local training and education requirements for position.