$30.29 – $43.21 Hourly
The Police Officer is a safety-sensitive position that strives to provide a safe and secure environment for the community by providing quality law enforcement services to protect the lives, safety, welfare and property of the residents and visitors of the Town of Lochbuie. A police officer is involved in complex and specialized activities required to maintain civil order, the preservation of the public peace, protection of life and property, detection and prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, knowledge and enforcement of laws and ordinances. Each Officer will be held to a high standard of performance.
Experienced Lateral applicants are encouraged to apply.
- Must be at least twenty-one years.
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Colorado P.O.S.T. certification.
- Valid Colorado Driver’s License.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs general patrol functions to include patrolling the community on a regular basis to identity possible problems and violations and to communicate with community members on concerns.
- Identifies suspicious persons and those who are considered part of the criminal element of the community based upon suspected criminal activity.
- Enforces the adopted Model Traffic Code, including general traffic enforcement and investigating traffic accidents.
- Issues traffic tickets and summons and arrests criminal offenders based upon probable cause of a crime or violation in accordance to local ordinance and State and Federal Law.
- Coordinates with Community Service Officer regarding code enforcement issues and enforces local codes / ordinances.
- Coordinates with the Detective on basic investigations as needed and completes reports and affidavits. All reports are reviewed by the Sergeant or Corporal and the Detective can be contacted regarding investigative procedures and questions.
- Participates in crime prevention and community-oriented policing programs.
- Mediates civil disputes and makes referrals to authorized authorities to include victim advocates and other agencies of authority.
- Responds to all calls of service and completes initial investigations, including preserving and collecting evidence at possible crime scenes, contacting supervisory personnel or other agencies for assistance, maintaining and securing evidence and scene, and completing thorough reports to be reviewed by the Sergeant or delegated supervisor.