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Police Officer

Town of Oak Creek - Oak Creek, Colorado

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Job Description

Starting pay is $45,956-$51,266 DOE; great benefit package.

Additional Information

The Town of Oak Creek is very community policing oriented. The selected candidate must be able to work independently as the Department is only two (2) officers.

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 18
  • Education: : POST, High school diploma, Associates degree or a combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience: : TBD
ESSENTIAL DUTIES The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. The Town of Oak Creek retains the right to modify or change the essential and additional functions of the job at any time.
  • Apply knowledge and reasoning to make prompt and effective decisions quickly in both routine and non-routine situations. Evaluate alternative courses of action and select the most appropriate alternative that not only affects life and death but could have extreme criminal or civil liability consequences.
  • Respond to calls for public safety services, including general enforcement of municipal, county and state laws and applicable ordinances.
  • Apply appropriate interview and interrogation techniques to obtain relevant information from witnesses, victims, suspects and other persons at the scene.
  • Determine whether incidents are criminal or civil in nature by evaluating pertinent information.
  • Determine priority of actions to be taken at the scene and determine proper preliminary investigative procedures to apply and necessary assistance required.
  • Conduct structure searches, protect scene, locate, identify, gather and preserve evidence and property.
  • Through implementation and knowledge of law enforcement procedures and techniques gained as a result of experience, education and training, perform patrol activities such as beat patrol, suspect approach, vehicle stops and prisoner transportation.
  • Approach and detain suspects, make arrests, restrain and subdue suspects when necessary to effect physical arrests, search people. Apply appropriate safety precautions in hazardous and potentially dangerous situations; maintain a safe position when dealing with suspects.
  • Explain procedures, laws, complaints, etc; provide assistance and information to the public, advise victims, complainants, violators, etc; mediate disputes, effectively control crowds.
  • Prepare accurate, legible and pertinent reports, memos, citations, activity logs, etc; summarize statements from victims, witnesses, complainants, etc.
  • Operate patrol vehicle under routine and emergency conditions.
  • Maintain patrol equipment.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of laws, codes and legal procedures.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of department policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders.
  • Administer basic emergency medical assistance when necessary.
  • Serve and execute warrants.
  • Book evidence and found property into proper storage area.
  • Schedule appointments for vehicle VIN inspections, fingerprint requests, school classroom requests and interviews.
  • Available for call-outs when off duty.
  • Perform other job-related duties as required.

Contact Informaton

Robert Rauch

Town of Oak Creek
PO Box 128
Oak Creek, Colorado 80467
phone: 970-736-8355

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