Police Officer

Midwest City, OK
Midwest City Police Department

Salary: $55,214-$58,382/YR.

Open until filled

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a Lieutenant, performs day to day enforcement of municipal, state and federal laws (including making arrests, working accidents, testifying in court, preliminary investigations, traffic regulations, etc.) in a designated area on an assigned shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for enforcing all municipal, state and federal ordinances, statutes and laws. Patrols designated area of City in patrol car.
  • Checks houses and businesses during non-active hours for unlocked doors, broken windows or any abnormalities in or around the building.
  • Responds to all dispatched calls which may include domestic quarrels, fights, drunks, bar disturbances, larcenies, vandalism, fire calls, prowlers, stranded motorist, etc. and maintains constant contact with dispatcher.
  • Provides assistance and support to other law enforcement agencies as required.
  • Investigate accidents including assessing for injuries, calling for required assistance and writing and filing accident reports as required.
  • Issues citations, written warnings or verbal warnings to motorist in violation of ordinances or laws.
  • Directs and controls traffic as required.
  • Inspects bars and private clubs in order to insure compliance with State and City law.
  • May be assigned to assist investigators in searching, locating and processing drugs and narcotics and transporting them to the State Lab for chemical analysis.
  • Performs stake-out duties on possible targets of crime, known offenders and other as required.
  • Serves warrants and other official documents.
  • May be assigned to various duties in different divisions within the Police Department.
  • Interview/interrogates victims, suspects and witnesses to obtain information.
  • May be assigned to perform field training officer duties.
  • Utilizes crime analysis data provided by the department to address crime problems in the community.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Makes initial contact, writes and files report on any type of criminal activity assigned including armed robbery, burglary, rape, assault and battery, public drunk, DUI, child abuse, etc.
  • May be required to act as a field supervisor in the lieutenant’s absence.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must possess and maintain C.L.E.E.T. certification.
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver license and be insurable.
  • Must meet medical requirements set forth by the Oklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System.