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Police Officer

New Orleans Police Department - New Orleans, Louisiana

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$40,391.00 annual
Top Pay:
$124,747.00 annual

Job Description

A NOPD officer provides protection of life and property within the municipal boundaries of the Parish of Orleans and the City of New Orleans. This is a full time job.

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    The responsibilities of an NOPD officer include protecting life, preserving the peace, and performing their duties satisfactorily. Including, but not limited to:
    • Responding to calls for service and emergency assistance
    • Rendering aid to the physically injured
    • Investigating safety hazards and taking action to correct potential problem areas
    • Enforcing state and city ordinances relating to keeping the peace
    • Providing motorized, foot and bicycle patrol to residential and business areas
    • Practicing problem solving techniques in support of the department's, community policing and problem solving strategies
    • Operating police vehicles in routine and emergency situations
    • Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings.
    • Participating in job-related training and courses to maintain skills, knowledge and abilities.
    • Acting without direct supervision and exercising independent discretion in meeting emergencies
    • Pursuing and apprehending fleeing suspects (climbing fences or walls, jumping ditches, running up to several blocks, etc.)
    • Using firearms and other means of self-defense
    • Additional details at www.joinnopd.org

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 20+
  • Education: High school or equivalent
  • Experience: None required
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. An applicant must be:
  • At least 20 years old
  • Licensed to drive with a good driving record and driving experience
  • In good physical and psychological condition to perform the essential functions of the job of Police Officer
  • Possess a state approved G.E.D./high school diploma
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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New Orleans Police Department
715 South Broad St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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