Police Officer

Cedar Rapids, IA
Cedar Rapids Police Department

$29.53 Hourly

1/5/2023 4:00 PM Central

Provides direct services in the enforcement of the law, maintenance of public order, control of traffic in City streets by the performance of surveillance, intervention, arrest, direction of emergency activities or a variety of related acts.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

  • Patrols City streets;
  • Responds to calls for police assistance or service;
  • Directs traffic where needed;
  • Provides emergency assistance to ill or injured citizens;
  • Arrests law violators; testifies in judicial proceedings;
  • Maintains custody of prisoners;
  • Makes reports;
  • Conducts initial investigation of alleged criminal conduct;
  • Maintains order in crowds;
  • Advises public on laws in force;
  • Enforces traffic laws, issues citations where indicated;
  • Investigates suspicious persons or activities;

Required Special Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizen and resident of Iowa or intends to become a resident upon appointment;
  • 18 years of age upon appointment;
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s or Chauffer’s License upon appointment;
  • Meets minimum hiring standards as outlined in Iowa Administrative Code-501.