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Patrol Officer

Enid Police Department - Enid, Oklahoma

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$29,843.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$30,739.00 annual

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES •Successfully complete the departmental Field Training Program under the direction of a Field Training Officer during the one year probationary period •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. •Patrol City streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic, prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law. •Interrogates suspects, interviews witnesses and drivers. •Investigates and renders assistance at scene of vehicular accidents. Summons ambulances and other law enforcement vehicles. Takes measurements and draws diagram of scene. •Coordinates activities with other officers or other City departments as needed. Exchanges information with officers in other law enforcement agencies, and obtains advice and direction from supervisors, regarding cases, policies and procedures, as needed and assigned. •Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Preserve evidence using training and standard acceptable practices. Complete daily log of activity. •Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area. •Operate cell phones, two-way radios, handguns; shotguns, rifles, radar equipment, breathalyzer equipment, camera equipment and other equipment as required and demonstrate proficiency as required. •Identify, pursue, physically apprehend and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts. •Drive patrol vehicle responding promptly to calls for assistance. •Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. •Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. •Investigate traffic accidents and other accidents to determine causes and to determine if a crime has been committed. •Testify credibly in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases. •Read and interpret maps and give directions. Photograph or draw diagrams of crime or accident scenes and interview principals and eyewitnesses. •Maintains departmental equipment, supplies and facilities. •Maintains contact with the general public, court officials and other city officials in the performance of police operating activities. •Maintain confidentiality of records. •Provide assistance to other departments as needed. •Perform other duties as required.

Additional Information

Enid, Oklahoma Police Department The City of Enid is accepting applications for the position of police officer. CLEET certification is not required but is preferred, all applications will be considered. The City of Enid provides officers health insurance, dental and vision insurance. Officers have paid leave (Holiday, Vacation & Sick) as well as opportunities for extra duty. Starting salary range: $29,843.58 - $31,661.24. Conditions of Employment: 21 years of age English proficiency U.S. Citizen Possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record Must have a high school diploma or GED Must not be a current user of controlled substances Must not be a convicted felon or have disqualifying criminal histories or pending criminal or civil action Must have acceptable MMPI score Must demonstrate physical agility through prescribed testing Subject to post offer, pre-employment drug screen Subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and pre-employment polygraph The Enid Police Department has 95 sworn police officers and serves a population of approximately 47,000 citizens. Enid encompasses 77 square miles and is host to Vance AFB whose primary mission is pilot training. Applications can be picked up Monday thru Friday 8 A.M. to 7 P.M. at the Enid Police Department, 301 W. Owen K. Garriott Rd. in Enid, Oklahoma, 73701. Applications can also be mailed by calling Captain Bryan Skaggs @ 580-616-7022 or email me at bskaggs@enid.org.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 years
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Preferred but not required

Contact Informaton

Bryan Skaggs

Enid Police Department
301 W. Owen K. Garriott Rd.
Enid, Oklahoma 73701
phone: (580) 242-7000

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