Patrols a designated area of the City by radio equipped car, or on foot, to prevent, discover, and deter the commission of crime, to enforce criminal law, to direct traffic, and to enforce motor vehicle operation and parking regulations;
Responds to calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, domestic and neighborhood disturbances, assaults, robberies, and other misdemeanors and felonies;
Writes detailed reports on police-related activities;
Interviews persons with complaints and makes proper disposition or directs them to the proper authorities;
Secures crime scenes, administers first aid, arbitrates disputes, conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witness statements, apprehends suspects, makes arrests, and transports offenders;
Gives advice and general information to inquiries from the public;
Testifies as a witness in court in connection with arrests and investigations;
Attends periodic training classes in police methods, first aid, firearms and related subjects;
Keeps informed and aware of persons and places suspected of illegal activity and/or potential for problems within an assigned area;
Enters or retrieves data from a computer terminal, PC or other keyboard device.
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The United States and Kansas Constitutions, Federal, State and City criminal and traffic laws and ordinances, related court decisions, department policies, General Orders and Operations Orders.
General social problems and cultural diversity of citizenry.
Modern police methods, practices and procedures.
The geography of the City, community service organizations, location of facilities and buildings, and the established Police Beat Grid Coordinate Systems.
First aid principles and practices.
Communicate in the English language by phone, police radio system, or in person in a group or one-to-one setting.
Exercise judgment and make decisions as to appropriate action under pressure in accordance with rules, regulations and policies.
Work cooperatively, courteously, but firmly with all segments of the public.
Use and properly care for firearms and related police emergency equipment.
Recognize and control sources of personal stress in order to perform class requirements.
Apply first aid principles and practices.
Observe and monitor people's behavior or objects to determine compliance with laws, codes, and regulations, and recall details accurately.
Produce written documents in the English language with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar.
Travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces.
Comprehend and make references from material written in the English language and learn job-related material through observation, structured lecture, and oral instruction. This learning takes place in an on-the-job training or classroom setting.
Maintain moral standards and integrity.
Remain in a standing or sitting position for extended periods of time.
Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
Maintain a level of physical fitness to meet department standards.
Work safely without presenting a direct threat to the incumbent or others.
This classification requires the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individual must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized by the City designated physician to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.
Some positions will require the performance of other essential functions depending upon work location, assignment or shift.
Must be 21 years of age.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
High school graduate or G.E.D. high school equivalency test. Successful completion of the Police Recruit Program. P.O.S.T. Certification.
325 N. Washington Ave
Liberal, KS 67901
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