Wednesday , March 22 2023

Texas State Jobs – Police Officer

Website State of Texas

Job Responsibilities:

  • Duties include patrols assigned geographical area to prevent crimes; enforces laws and ordinances; responds to calls via Dispatch.
  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; takes necessary action.
  • Identifies problems and crime trends within geographically assigned area.
  • Questions witnesses, complainants, victims and suspects; takes statements and affidavits.
  • Completes reports; processes arrests reports and affidavits.
  • Conducts investigations of traffic accidents and criminal offenses; makes arrests.
  • Directs traffic, escorts traffic, operates traffic radar monitoring equipment, issues traffic citations.
  • Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.
  • Reviews facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations have occurred.
  • Appears/testifies in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases.
  • Provides security at special events throughout the community, schools, and city functions.
  • Performs other law enforcement, investigative, technical and educational duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
  • Be of good moral character.
  • Successfully complete a post exam interview.
  • Successfully complete the physical ability test (Leopard Course).
  • Have a valid Texas driver’s license at the date of hire.
  • Be a citizen of the United States by birth or naturalization.
  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and not be fifty-one (51) years of age or older at the time of hire.
  • Be a graduate of an accredited high school or have an equivalency certificate (GED).
  • Shall not be prohibited from carrying a firearm or possessing ammunition.
  • Achieve a minimum passing raw score of seventy (70) percent on the written examination.

Job Details:

Company: State of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: McAllen, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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