1. Under the direction of the shift supervisor, patrols an assigned beat in the enforcement of law and order. May be assigned to work in specialty areas. Takes intensive field and basic training in the early period of employment.
A. Operates an automobile in patrolling an assigned area for the prevention of crime and the enforcement of traffic laws and regulations.
B. Respond to radio and telephone dispatches and appears at scenes of disorder or crime.
C. Carries out assigned duties in specific areas such as evidence, crime prevention, tactical squads, community relations, special patrol operations, and investigations.
D. Notes and reports traffic hazards.
E. Assists in controlling traffic at scenes of emergencies.
F. Investigates and prepares reports on accidents, offenses, and damages to property.
G. Arrests and apprehends violators of the law.
H. Issues citations.
I. Prepares reports on arrests and impounded property.
J. Performs business checks.
K. Issues summons for parking and moving violations.
L. Inspects establishments providing alcoholic beverages and entertainment.
M. Intervenes in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order.
N. Gives aid to injured persons and requests medical attention when necessary.
O. Makes reports of cases handled and action taken.
P. Appears in court to present evidence collected.
Q. Transports prisoners.
R. Performs initial investigations and assists or follows-up in the investigations of crimes involving adults and/or juveniles.
S. Investigates complaints.
T. Interrogates persons whose actions are suspicious.
U. Assists fire and other departments as required.
V. Speaks before schools and civic groups as required.
W. Impounds and tags evidence.
X. Trains new officers and instructs them in law enforcement matters as assigned.
Y. Serves warrants and subpoenas.
Z. Performs other duties as assigned or required.