Salary: $5,605.50 – $7,214.33 Monthly.
Under general supervision, the purpose of this position is to provide crime prevention and law enforcement responsibilities for the conduct of routine patrols, preliminary, criminal and specialized investigations, and traffic control duties in a designated area during an assigned shift.
- Patrols an assigned area to prevent and detect criminal activities, normally operating a City vehicle.
- Initiates applicable investigation techniques to develop and prosecute criminals under each offense.
- Documents investigative actions, interviews, interrogations, subpoena procurement; written statements; affidavits for evidentiary warrants and arrest warrants; evidence collection; identification, location and apprehension of perpetrator and property recovery.
- Prepares and presents cases to District Attorney’s office.
- Investigates non-criminal actions such as missing persons, found property, etc.
- Conducts specialized undercover investigations as assigned.
- Responds to emergency calls to protect lives and property often times involving criminal activities. Apprehends suspected criminals as situation dictates.
- Prepares activity reports detailing patrol/investigation occurrences and submits reports to superiors for review.
- Enforces traffic laws through patrol and issuance of citations.Investigates and prepares crime/traffic reports on criminal activities and traffic accidents.
- Files required reports for the court and legal process and appears and testifies in court as required.
- Participates in Police Department crime prevention and education programs and activities.
- Interacts professionally and respectfully with the public, coworkers and others in the course of daily work.
- Regular and timely attendance is required for this position.
- Must report to work for duty outside normally scheduled work hours in response to natural disasters, emergencies or critical incidents as determined by Police Department Administration.
- Minimum age of 21 and a High School Diploma or GED.
- At least 30 college hours from an accredited institution is preferred.
- Must possess good moral character and meet any other standards set by law or by policy of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
- Must possess and maintain a valid State of Texas Driver’s License.
- Lateral Entry Officers must meet the requirements set forth in the Colleyville Police Department’s General Orders 401 (L).
- Must have 2 years experience as paid full time Police Officer from comparable size agency with no more than three years break in service. TCOLE Certified, starting pay commensurate with experience and training.