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Police Officer 1
WEST POINT POLICE DEPARTMENT, located within the Town of West Point, Virginia, is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer I.
Applicants must be 21years of age; Virginia DCJS certification required; criminal background and DMV history required. Physical examination to include a drug screen and polygraph examination and a psychological evaluation will also be required.
Position is permanent and full-time while working during a probationary period. Position may be a night shift position.
Full benefits package to also include the VRS/LEO enhanced benefit.
The typical annual starting salary range for the position is:
$37336.93 to $40000.00, depending on experience.
Police Officer 1
||TOWN OF WEST POINT
||WEST POINT, VA
||$37336.93 to $40000.00, DOE
|Posting Start Date:
- Patrols assigned area, either by foot or vehicle, looking for anything unusual or out of place and for crimes, emergencies or violations in progress
- Assesses the situation and takes appropriate action at the scene of a crime, emergency, or incident when discovered during patrol or when dispatched to the scene
- Uses two-way radio to interact with dispatchers to receive or report information
- Talks with community groups, residential and business organizations, and members of the public to develop relationships and to provide visible security to deter crime
- Conducts property checks and welfare checks (for example, of elderly residents)
- Maintains traffic flow and pedestrian safety by enforcing state and local traffic laws and regulations
- Investigates traffic accidents
- Cooperates with other law enforcement agencies to foster better communication and establish mutual assistance
- Intervenes in fights and family disputes
- Makes arrests
- Books and checks prisoners
- Collects, packs, and stores evidence in accordance with established evidence handling procedures; may send evidence to State Police Crime Lab for analysis
- Assists in various phases of criminal investigations including interviewing witnesses, pursuing leads, and apprehending and questioning suspects
- Works with Commonwealth Attorney to review facts and evidence; testifies in court
- Patrols school functions and provides security at community events
- Report hazards that endanger public safety to appropriate departments or agencies
- Responds to a variety of complaints and requests for assistance from the public and provides advice and assistance; may refer people to other agencies ( for example, rescue, criminal or civil court, juvenile authorities, public works, social services, animal control, game warden)
- Maintains police duty gear, weapons, vehicles and equipment to ensure proper working condition
- Prepares and files written reports and associated paperwork as required in conjunction with these tasks
||This listing expires on: 3/7/2021