Police Officer I

$48,800 - $59,717 yearly
  • Town of Cary
  • Sep 03, 2020
Full time Law Enforcement- Officer

Job Description

Develops and maintains positive relationships with the community, represents the Town in a positive light and attends community events as necessary;

Provides service to the public; advises citizens on departmental procedures and options available;

Patrols designated sector in assigned car; observes activity and intervenes as necessary; checks the physical security of businesses, homes, cars, etc.; gets out of car and closely inspects buildings; establishes contact with citizens for public relations;
Enforces traffic laws; patrols or conducts stationary observation of traffic; utilizes radar to detect speed violations; stops suspicious vehicles for investigation; issues warnings, citations, and arrests for violations; uses standard field sobriety tests to determine impairment;
Serves criminal summons, subpoenas, and warrants in assigned jurisdiction; makes arrests and transports suspects to the public safety center for processing;
Responds to complaints, disturbances and reports of crime; assesses nature of situation and scene; apprehend suspect; interviews witnesses; gathers information and evidence; conducts detailed investigations;

Testifies in court on arrests made; presents evidence collected;
Completes necessary reports for all actions taken and submits to lieutenant for review;
Directs traffic as needed at traffic accidents and other incidents;
Prepares and delivers crime prevention and traffic safety talks;
May serve as field training officer (FTO);

Performs other job-related tasks as required.

Training Requirements

Completion of or current enrollment in NC Basic Law Enforcement Training; or current NC sworn LEO experience; or 2 years of out-of-state sworn LEO experience