Police Officer – Lateral or Entry Level

Dallas, OR
Dallas, Oregon Police Department

$64,060.68 – $81,759.48 Annually

General Statement of Duties
This position performs police patrol and community peace keeping services related to civil matters; warrant service; investigations; traffic enforcement; ordinance enforcement and related law enforcement activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, college or university level studies, vocational training in police sciences, law enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration or a related field are desirable: OR
  2. Any equivalent combination of education and experience AND
  3. Must successfully complete a Frontline Test or POST exam (with a minimum score of 70% on each portion of the test) and ORPAT (see note below regarding lateral candidate requirements).

Special Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age or older at time of employment.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by the time of employment, a valid Oregon driver license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must not have a current or pending suspension of driving privileges in Oregon or any other state.
  • Must not have been convicted in this state, or
  • any other jurisdiction, of a crime designated under the law where the conviction occurred as being punishable as a felony or as a crime for which a maximum term of imprisonment of more than one (1) year may be imposed.
  • Must not have been convicted of violating any law involving the unlawful use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, narcotic, or dangerous drug.
  • Must not have been convicted in this state of violating any law subject to denial or revocation as identified in OAR 259-008-0070 or has been convicted of violating the statutory counterpart of any of those offenses in any other jurisdiction.
  • Must not have been convicted of any offense involving any acts of domestic violence as defined in ORS 135.230.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen at the date of hire or, if not a citizen at the date of hire, within 18 months after the date of hire.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language.
  • Must be of good moral character, temperament and of industrious habits.
  • Must be eligible to obtain Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) basic certification within 18 months of employment.