Police Officer II – Certified

Clemson, SC
Clemson, SC Police Department

$43,258.00 – $48,596.00 Annually

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

  • Patrols streets and inspects doors and windows of businesses for suspicious persons or activities
  • Detects and prevents illegal activities
  • Investigates and reports accidents, crimes, suspicious actions or persons, and hazardous conditions
  • Responds to crime scenes
  • Collects and preserves evidence
  • Interviews witnesses
  • Apprehends and arrests suspects
  • Transfers suspects to detention facility
  • Completes necessary paperwork
  • Directs traffic
  • Investigates reported or observed violations of law
  • Conducts patrol activities
  • Serves warrants, subpoenas, and other writs
  • Provides directions and general assistance to the public
  • Investigates complaints of traffic violations or criminal activity
  • Enforces traffic safety regulations
  • Issues citations to violators
  • Performs booking procedures for arrestees
  • Fingerprinting, photographing, completing paperwork, and securing personal property
  • Accompanies prisoners to court proceedings

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

  • Requires a high school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Completion of Police Academy training
  • Alternatively, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid SC Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any state
  • Able to meet the Department’s physical standards
  • Must have successfully completed basic law enforcement training
  • Possess certification as a law enforcement officer from SC Criminal Justice Academy
  • Must successfully complete periodic training programs, both internal and external.