Police Officer

Wyoming Police Department - Wyoming, Illinois

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$35,000.00 annual

Job Description

Essential Functions

· Community Patrolling Activities

· Serves as a liaison officer within the community responding to non-criminal public concerns assuring for safety and best public relations for the city.

· Establishes and maintains communication by the frequent use of personal contact with the community assuring for the best public relations for the city.

Patrol Related Activities

· Obtains assignment assuring for professionalism.

· Patrolling and conducting checks while monitoring the city.

· Responds appropriately to incident/accidents reports assuring for timeliness, professionalism, and for safety.

· Completes reports and submits to Chief as required, assuring for timeliness and accuracy.

· Looks for law violations that require action. Informs appropriate individual or takes action as needed.

· Does necessary follow-up as required.

· Determines when traffic stops for motor vehicle code violations are necessary and takes appropriate action.

· Responds to requests from the Chief in an accurate, complete, and timely manner.

Requests for Service Activities

· Completes the required documentation of assignments as necessary for accuracy and timeliness.

· Responds to radio announced incidents, makes a determination regarding the emergency or non-emergency nature of the incident. Coordinates with other units as needed. Prioritizes calls based on importance.

· Locates, gathers, preserves possible evidence and maintains chain of custody in accordance with debarment policies.

· If needed, makes arrest and handles prisoners assuring that department procedures are followed.

· Conducts and completes any required follow-up.

Other patrol Activities

· Conducts nuisance violations and parking enforcement activities.

· Maintains an awareness of persons who have outstanding warrants and maintains vigilance for such persons.

· Responds to requests for assistance from other agencies as requested.

· Learns and maintains an awareness of all applicable department practices, policies, procedures, laws, and rules.

· Spots trouble areas for the city utilities

All duties and responsibilities will not be reflected in this job description. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform duties as assigned by the Chief.

Additional Information

· Benefits package

· Schedule

o Day Shift/Night Shift

o 12 hour shifts

o Holidays required

o Weekends required

o Overtime

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 years or older
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: 1 year preferred

Part-Time or Full-Time Certified

Contact Informaton

Mark James

Wyoming Police Department
Wyoming, Illinois 61443
phone: 309-695-4831

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