Police Officer

Norman, OK
Norman Police Department

Salary range: $56,999 – $94,908.

Open Until Filled

Essential Functions:

  • Enforce state and federal laws, city ordinances, and traffic laws; operate a law enforcement vehicle;
  • Make arrests on criminal and traffic related offenses and obtain information for required reports;
  • Use a firearm proficiently;
  • Conduct criminal investigations;
  • Conduct vehicle accident investigations;
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • Engage in law enforcement patrol functions;
  • Respond immediately to emotional, high stress, or physically taxing situations without warning;
  • Perform related duties as required;
  • Ability to testify in legal proceedings with no conflict in relation to U.S. Supreme Court Brady V. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963).

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be 21 years of age, and not over 45 years of age (unless prior member of the Oklahoma Police Pension and Retirement System).
  • High school diploma or equivalent. College hours preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license. Out-of-state applicants must obtain an Oklahoma Driver’s license as required by Police Department, if selected.
  • Must be able to learn law enforcement theory and practice in order to function as an effective police officer.
  • Working and interacting with others.
  • Performing strenuous physical activities for long periods of time.
  • Controlling personal emotions and reactions.
  • Communicating verbally and in writing.
  • Performing effectively in stressful and emergency situations.
  • Operating police vehicle and equipment.