Police Officer II

Salary: $36.05 - $41.07/hour (DOQ)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Other
Publish Date: Posted June 20, 2024

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: This is an advanced level sworn position distinguished from the Police Officer I by the demonstration of advanced capabilities, knowledge, leadership and expertise. The duties of a Police Officer II are essentially the same as a Police Officer I, with the additional responsibility to take a lead role in the absence of a Supervisor. A Police Officer II is expected and empowered to make decisions at scenes when a Supervisor is unavailable. The position requires both reactive and proactive application of law enforcement authority to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens and visitors to the City. Supervision will be through department supervisory personnel through the chain of command, generally through Patrol Sergeant or other personnel responsible for a patrol shift.   EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: The following examples are intended to be illustrative only and are not all inclusive. Officers will patrol the City enforcing laws and ordinances related to traffic, criminal and civil violations as authorized by State Statutes governing the powers of sworn officers. Officers will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of reports of their actions as required by the department. Officers will investigate crimes and complaints with a fair and impartial mind set, seeking the truth in all matters and reporting that finding. Officers will always treat all persons they contact with the utmost courtesy, professionalism and compassion, to the highest degree possible in the situation. Officer will be prepared to support their actions in a Court of Law through presentation of evidence and testimony and will become versed in the process of evidence collection, preservation and presentation. Involves working in adverse weather conditions.

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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