Police Officer

Winnemucca Police Department - Winnemucca, Nevada

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$53,858.00 annual
Top Pay:
$67,261.00 annual

Job Description

The Winnemucca Police Department is currently accepting applications for


Applications will be accepted until Friday, September 13, 2019 by 5:00 pm

Written and Physical testing will be held on September 14, 2019 at 8:00 am at the Winnemucca Police Department

Qualified Applicants Must Possess:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Nevada driver’s license; or ability to obtain a

valid Nevada Driver’s License by date of hire • 21 years of age • United States Citizen • No felony or domestic violence convictions

For more information, contact Captain Dave Garrison at wpd34@winnemuccacity.org or call 775-623-6396 or write the Winnemucca Police Department at P.O. Box 382, Winnemucca, NV 89446

The Winnemucca Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information

  1. Patrols streets, parks, and 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 violations, and to serve as a deterrent to potential commission of crimes.

  2. Responds to emergency radio calls or witness reports and investigates accidents, felonies, misdemeanors, civil disturbances, domestic disputes, fights, drunkenness, missing children, prowlers, illegal drug activities, etc.; initiates appropriate law enforcement action.

  3. Questions witnesses, suspects, drivers, and others; collects and preserves evidence and maintains chain of custody; arrests potential violators.

  4. Conducts follow-up investigations of crimes; questions victims; develops leads and tips; searches crime scenes for clues; analyzes and evaluates evidence and arrests offenders.

  5. Fingerprints, photographs, searches, transports, and safeguards those in custody; processes the admission and/or release of persons in custody including the preparation of booking reports and release forms.

  6. Investigates and renders assistance at scenes of vehicular accidents; summons ambulances and other law enforcement assistance; takes measurements and draws diagrams of scenes.

  7. Prepares a variety of reports and records including officer's daily logs, reports of investigation, field interrogation reports, alcohol reports, influence reports, breathalyzer checklists, bad check forms, vehicle impound forms, and traffic hazard reports.

  8. Gives testimony in court proceedings and works with staff of the appropriate attorney's office to prepare cases.

  9. Prepares affidavits and serves warrants.

  10. Undertakes community oriented police work and assists citizens with such matters as locked or stalled vehicles, crime prevention measures, drug abuse resistance education, and traffic safety.

  11. Plans, researches, and gathers intelligence including surveillance for criminal investigations.

  12. Performs crowd control as required.

  13. Interacts with schools, social agencies, juvenile probation staff, families, and youths in the appropriate resolution of juvenile matters. 14. Coordinates activities and exchanges information with other officers or departments and other jurisdictions as needed.

  14. Maintains contact with command personnel to coordinate investigative activities; provides mutual assistance during emergency situations; provides general information about department activities.

  15. Maintains departmental equipment, supplies, and facilities.

  16. Participates in required departmental training, such as firearms, defensive driving, report writing.

Job Requirements

  • Age: Minimum Age of 21
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: No experience necessary

Contact Informaton

David Garrison

Winnemucca Police Department
500 E. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca, Nevada 89445-3102
phone: (775) 623-6396

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