Police Officer

Monroe, NC
Monroe Police Department

Salary: $41,434.00 – $64,210.00 Annually.

Position Summary:

Performs responsible protective service work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Work is frequently performed under emergency situations and involves considerable personal hazard and danger.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrolling Town, responding to service requests; enforcing laws and ordinances; making arrests, testifying in court; preparing records and files.
  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; operates mobile data terminal; Issues citations for traffic violations.
  • Serves warrants and makes arrests; testifies in court.
  • Provides police escorts; directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks.
  • Fills out arrest records; Investigates traffic accidents; prepares reports and facilitates information exchange.
  • Reports unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities.
  • Ensures vehicle properly maintained.
  • Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs.
  • Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments.
  • May be assigned to training officer, investigations, crime prevention, traffic enforcement, D.A.R.E., K-9, housing authority, etc.
  • Performs related tasks as required.


  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina. Possession of BLET certification.
  • Must meet and maintain all minimum state and local training and education requirements for position.