Police Officer - Police

South Carolina, USA Req #116
Friday, July 16, 2021

JOB SUMMARY

The Police Officer performs general duty police work in protection of life and property, enforcement of laws, and investigation of crimes. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:      

Patrol Officer

  • Patrols designated districts to protect our community.
  • Responds to specific incidents relayed by the dispatcher and conducts preliminary investigation when needed.
  • Conducts follow up investigations.
  • Enforces town ordinances and state laws.
  • Prepares detailed written incident reports, arrest and search warrants and other reports as required.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Apprehends, accompanies and maintains custody of individuals being taken to jail, court or detention centers.
  • Conducts searches and arrests when probable cause has been established in keeping with the laws of arrest, search and seizure.
  • Assists at special events as needed.
  • Works in partnership with citizens using the problem solving model to enhance the wellness of the community.
  • Maintains individual equipment in proper working order.
  • Performs other duties as required.

 

Traffic Officer

  • Responds to traffic related incidents and complaints relayed through the dispatcher.
  • Patrols designated zone to assess general traffic conditions and to issue citations for speeding and other traffic law violations.
  • Directs traffic flow when required.
  • Investigates accidents and renders first aid to accident victims if necessary.
  • Assists motorists with disabled vehicles and relays notice of abandoned vehicles to the appropriate responder.
  • Conducts breathalyzer tests.
  • Testifies in court as needed.
  • Assists with special events.
  • Performs all duties of a police officer when required.
To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $43,365.50
  • South Carolina, USA