Police Officer

Tullahoma, TN
City of Tullahoma Police Department

Rate of Pay: $42,315 – $44,300
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: 12 hour work schedule; 84 hours in two weeks Apply Now

Job Summary
Police Officers are under the direct supervision of their shift Corporal and Sergeant. Police Officers are responsible for providing public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing criminal laws and/or city ordinances, and promoting good community relations. Officers investigate cases, including apprehension of the offender, collection of evidence, recovery of property, and preparation of the case for prosecution.


  • Enforce all laws and/or ordinances that the Tullahoma Police Department is responsible for which includes, but is not limited, to protecting the lives and property of all persons and maintaining peace and order in the City of Tullahoma.
  • Maintain a police presence while driving a patrol car in any assigned location of the City of Tullahoma in order to deter criminal activity at the discretion of their supervisor.
  • Investigate suspicious persons and situations and unusual or illegal activity including any situations that come
    about as a complaint from a citizen or call for service.
  • Perform any necessary physical action so that suspects can be controlled and apprehended for the safety of the community.
  • Arrest and incarcerate persons in accordance with legal requirements and Tullahoma Police Department general orders.
  • Monitor traffic and enforce laws and ordinances to ensure motorists observe traffic regulations and exhibit safe driving procedures.
  • Control and direct the flow of vehicle traffic as necessary within the City of Tullahoma.
  • Accurately prepare and promptly submit any and all required reports that come as the result of any official
    investigation or assignment.
  • Respond to calls for service in a safe manner within the assigned area of responsibility.

POST certification preferred but not required. Successful candidates must obtain certification within one year of employment. High School diploma or GED required. College courses or degree preferred. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older with no prior criminal record.