Police Officer

Manteca, CA
Manteca Police Department

Salary
$87,053.62 – $122,493.28 Annually

The Police Department is currently accepting applications of those currently enrolled in the academy, academy graduates and lateral police officers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Perform police protection and other law enforcement services to safeguard the lives, property and constitutional rights of the citizens of Manteca.

Drive patrol vehicle in an assigned area, observing for conditions and activities in which there appears to be potential or actual harm to persons or property, disruption of public order, or any other violation of law; apprehend, arrest, transport and process persons suspected or convicted of committing crimes.

Respond to observed and reported suspected, or actually harmful or illegal conditions and activities by conducting investigations or taking appropriate action; observe, interview and interrogate victims, witnesses and suspects; search suspects for drugs, weapons and other illegal articles; inspect crime scenes to identify and collect potential and actual evidence; take photographs and videotape crime scenes as appropriate.

Enforce traffic laws; issue citations and make arrests as necessary; investigate accidents and determine causes; administer drug and alcohol testing as appropriate; arrange for additional emergency and patrol vehicles as necessary.

Respond to a wide variety of calls from citizens in need of first aid, information and general assistance; provide direction or information to individuals or groups for the purpose of preventing, subduing or alleviating harmful, dangerous or illegal situations.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from a POST approved Basic Police Academy. Must meet minimum requirements for peace officer set by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. Must have vision correctable to 20/30 by glasses or contact lenses and free from significant color blindness; minimum age 21 years at the time of appointment.

Valid California Class C driver’s license

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INTERESTED CANDIDATES MUST ATTACH EITHER A LETTER OF GOOD STANDING AND ACADEMY ENROLLMENT OR ACADEMY GRADUATION CERTIFICATE OR BASIC POST CERTIFICATE IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.