Police Officer I (Lateral)

Westminster, CA
Westminster Police Department

A Police Officer involves crime response and investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention and public safety.

Salary
$71,724.00 – $91,536.00 Annually

THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER NOW OFFERS A $10,000, ONE-TIME SIGNING BONUS FOR QUALIFIED LATERAL POLICE OFFICERS TO JOIN OUR TEAM. THIS BONUS WILL BE PAID OUT AT $5,000 UPON HIRE AND $5,000 UPON COMPLETION OF PROBATION.

Responsibilities:

Investigates criminal activities and incidents; coordinates crime scene investigations; collects and preserves physical evidence; evaluates case facts; issues verbal warning and written citations for parking or moving violations; investigates traffic accidents; directs and controls the flow of traffic; patrols assigned district; investigates and initiates correction of public safety hazards; restores order; protects life and property; maintains peace at public gatherings and in conflict situations; provides emergency aid and assistance to incapacitated persons; participates in a secretive and continuous watch of person or persons; participates in the planning and execution of raids and searches; enforces laws and ordinances and encourages public compliance; pursues and apprehends suspects; prepares and presents case evidence in court; performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

TO QUALIFY FOR THIS SIGNING BONUS, CANDIDATES MUST
• Possess a Basic POST Certificate
• Have served a minimum of 12 months in a sworn position within a California law enforcement agency
• Currently serve, or have served within the previous 12 months, as a sworn police officer within a California law enforcement agency
• Have completed probation at their current or most recent agency