The Police Officer is responsible for patrolling the City of Glenn Heights to prevent, investigate and detect criminal violations of federal, state, and local laws.
$47,330.00 – $62,301.58 Annually
2/6/2020 12:00 PM Central
- Prevents crime and enforces laws.
- Operates patrol car to observe violations of traffic laws and prevent crimes or disturbances of the peace.
- Responds to radio dispatches, answers complaints, issues citations and prepares reports.
- Gathers information in criminal investigations; conducts investigative and other patrol functions.
- Works with citizens to identify problems, utilize resources available to eliminate problems and/or reduce the impact upon the community.
- Conducts visual and audio surveillance for extended periods; conducts arrests and performs searches of people, vehicles, buildings and large outdoor areas.
- Pursues fleeing suspects and performs rescue operations.
- Investigates crime scenes, takes photographs and obtains fingerprints.
- Arrests offenders and completes associated reports.
- Processes arrested suspects to include taking photographs and obtaining a legible set of inked fingerprints.
- Communicates with juveniles and adults by giving information and directions, mediating disputes and advising of rights and processes.
Education & Experience
- High School diploma or GED equivalent
- Must have working knowledge of Federal, State and Local Laws
- Licenses and Certifications:
- Must have a valid Class "C" Driver's License prior to employment
- Basic certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement must be obtained prior to employment or no later than June 1, 2020.
Eligible candidates must have no felony convictions; must have no convictions of Class A or Class B misdemeanors within the last five years; must not be on probation for any criminal offense above the grade of a Class C misdemeanor; must not have convictions for any family violence offense; must not have convictions for DWI in the past ten (10) years; cannot be on suspension for a breath test refusal; must not have not been prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition; must not have not been prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle within the past twenty four (24) months; must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense; must not have convictions for crimes involving moral turpitude.