Police Officer – Lateral

Warrenton, NC
Warrenton Police Department

Salary: $40,000.00 – $54,000.00 per year.

Position Summary:
Warrenton Police Department is seeking dedicated individuals to join our law enforcement team as Lateral Police Officers. As an officer for our agency, you will play a crucial role in maintaining public safety and enforcing the laws and ordinances within our community. Your responsibilities will include general policing through patrols, maintaining public order and safety, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, investigating crimes and accidents, making arrests and issuing citations when necessary, gathering evidence and preparing reports for criminal investigations, providing assistance to the public, ensuring community engagement, and enforcing traffic laws and regulations.
Essential Functions:

  • Protect life and property by the enforcement of laws & ordinances.
  • Proactively patrol all areas in the jurisdiction.
  • Respond to calls for police service.
  • Exercise sound judgment in all interactions with citizens, victims, and suspects, including situations where force may be necessary.
  • Prepare written reports and field notes of investigations and patrol activities.
  • Conducts criminal and traffic investigations.
  • Conduct interviews.
  • Arrest and process criminals.
  • Operate a law enforcement vehicle under emergency conditions day or night.
  • Comprehend legal documents, including citations, affidavits, warrants, etc.
  • Assist County Deputies upon request.
  • Self-initiate traffic and criminal investigations.
  • Take an active role in Community Oriented Policing.


  • Law Enforcement: 1 year / General Certification.
  • Firearms Certification.
  • Certified or ability to be certified in SFST, Intoxilyzer, and Radar.