Police Patrol Officer Job Description
The following is a full job description for Police Patrol Officer. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Police Patrol Officer along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Police Patrol Officer is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Police Sergeant, Chief Operating Officer, Highway Patrol, Sheriff/Police Chief, Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Fraud Investigation Officer, Campus Police Lieutenant, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Information Security Officer
Requirements and Responsibilities For Police Patrol Officer
Responsible for patrolling an assigned area to prevent and discover crime and to enforce regulations. Responsible for responding to calls, taking necessary action at the scene of crime or disturbance, conducting investigations, making arrests, testifying in court, and completing reports/forms and routine paperwork. Requires an associate's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 12 to 18 months of law enforcement experience. Typically reports to a Police Sergeant. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.
Also Referred to as: Cop, Police Officer, Police Patrol Officer
Similar Jobs:  Police Sergeant, Chief Operating Officer, Highway Patrol, Sheriff/Police Chief, Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Fraud Investigation Officer, Campus Police Lieutenant, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Information Security Officer
Level of Education:  Police Patrol Officer Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Police Patrol Officer Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Police Patrol Officer Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Police Patrol Officer Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Government
Industries:  Business Services, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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