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Police Officer

Auburndale, FL
Auburndale Police Department

This is responsible police work providing protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Performs all work under the supervision of the Police Sergeant.

Hiring Rate: $44.177 annually

Responsibilities:

Enforces laws and ordinances; patrols assigned areas; controls traffic; prevents crime; serves warrants and arrests violators. Operates police radio to maintain communications with dispatch. Responds to complaints and incidents (e.g., traffic accidents, criminal activities or violations); secures incident scene to restore peace, assists
with injured persons, and protects evidence and property; takes detailed statements from witnesses and suspects; and testifies in court proceedings. Performs other non-essential duties as required.

Qualifications:

• High school graduate from an accredited high school or have a GED.
• At least nineteen (19) years old
• Florida Police Academy Graduate
• Pass Florida’s State LE Exam
• Honorable discharge, if a veteran
• Must be a citizen of the United States at the time of application
• Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License
• Must be of good moral character
• Must have no felony convictions
• Must have committed no incidents of violence
• Pass a background investigation
• Pass a Polygraph Examination
• Pass an Oral Review Board
• Pass a drug test
• Pass a Psychological Test
• Pass a Physical Abilities Test
• Pass a Medical Examination