Police Patrol Officers

Police Patrol Officers

Patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Self Control * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Leadership * Concern for Others * Initiative * Cooperation * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. * Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. * Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.



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