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: Campus Police Lieutenant, Police Sergeant, Highway Patrol, Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Sheriff/Police Chief, Fraud Investigation Officer, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive 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. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a Police Sergeant.
Also Referred to as: Police Patrol Officer, Cop, Police Officer
Similar Jobs:  Campus Police Lieutenant, Police Sergeant, Highway Patrol, Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Sheriff/Police Chief, Fraud Investigation Officer, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer
Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Government
Industries:  Business Services, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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