Under the direct supervision of Patrol Sergeant, responsible for preserving the peace, the protection of life and property, law enforcement, implementation of crime prevention measures, and the apprehension of criminals.
$62,652.51 – $98,800.00 Annually
1. Under direct supervision, patrols assigned area in police cruiser, bicycle, motorcycle, or on foot to serve citizens and enforce governing laws and city ordinances; responds to citizen complaints; interviews witnesses to crimes, accidents, and disturbances; arrests persons in violation of laws and ordinances; checks doors and windows and examines premises of unoccupied buildings or residences to detect suspicious conditions; acts as peace officer in fights and domestic disturbances; conducts crime investigations.
2. Directs traffic flow and enforces traffic and parking laws; issues traffic violation tickets; secures crime scene, takes photographs, and lifts fingerprints; watches for stolen property and wanted or missing persons.
3. Generates detailed reports documenting daily activities, stolen property, incidents, complaints, investigations, missing persons, accidents, crime scenes, etc., as required in a timely manner; maintains appropriately documented records in accordance with department policy; conducts intensive and continuing criminal investigations of felonies and misdemeanors.
4. Provides assistance concerning laws, ordinances,
and general information to the general public; provides public services to children, elderly, and others in need of assistance; responds to citizen concerns and complaints; appears in court as a witness or an arresting officer; confers with the chief and immediate supervisor regarding court cases.
5. Maintains order in crowds; attends public gatherings (e.g., funerals, parades, etc.); provides security escorts and traffic control; attends fires or accidents in assigned area as directed; responds to emergency situations; assists in removing victims from hazardous locations; transports prisoners; appears in court and at the grand jury to provide testimony regarding incidents, investigations, and results of inquiries; assists the prosecutor in case preparation or presentation as needed; must successfully qualify with the designated service weapon as directed; maintains firearms and equipment in functional, presentable condition, promptly correcting and reporting defects to the supervisor.
High School diploma or GED; certification from Basic Police Officer Training School; or any combination of training, education, or experience which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid state of Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the city's vehicle insurance policy; Ohio Peace Officer certification; LEADS certification and specific training certificates as required by assignment (i.e., firearms, evidence, radar).