- Patrols on foot, motorcycle, patrol vehicle (marked or unmarked).
- Gives information to pedestrians and motorists; Checks for any law violations; Writes citations; directs traffic and escorts convoys.
- Responds to radio calls and investigates complaints, disturbances, collisions, administers first aid in emergencies
- Watches for suspicious activity, curfew violators and wanted persons; make arrests for violations of laws and ordinances.
- Serves warrants and subpoenas; transports prisoners and assists in booking and jailing prisoners; appears in court
- Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Collect and preserve evidence.
- Writes reports, reads bulletins, reports, orders and implements indicated changes as appropriate. Testify in Court as required.
WHY A CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT?
- To make a real difference in the lives of others
- To be a role model for your Community
- For an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career
- To work for modern, progressive, and growing organization
- Have a High School Diploma
- Be 21 years of Age
- Have Vision Corrected to 20/40
- Have valid California driver’s license
- Obtain US citizenship within three years of applying
- Be Physically Fit
DESIRED SKILL SETS:
- Knowledge of public relations in law enforcement.
- Knowledge of safe automobile operation involving the vehicle code.
- Knowledge of principles of first aid.
- Ability to be courteous but firm with the public.
- Ability to react quickly and calmly under emergency conditions.
- Ability to make sound decisions.
- Skill in observation and memory of places, persons, names and incidents.
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