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Reserve Police Officer/ Full-Time Police Officer

Lithonia Police Department

Posted: Feb. 8, 2018

End Date: Mar. 1, 2018

Position Summary:
Participates in current mandate training to keep abreast of changes and practices in law enforcement, protects life and property, maintains order, investigates and prevents crime.
Attends classroom, field and on the job training sessions, inclusive of but not limited to, defensive driving, the study of criminal and traffic laws, use of force, report writing, evidence collection, first aid, etc.
Responds to calls for assistance and/or help.
Patrol assigned areas for enforcement of laws and prevention of crime.
Issues warnings, citations and arrests violators.
Investigates suspicious conditions, activities or persons, and takes appropriate action.
Maintains a daily log of all activities.
Investigates and prepares detailed criminal and traffic reports.
Interviews suspects, prisoners, complainants, witnesses and victims to obtain information regarding crimes.
Testifies in criminal and traffic court cases.
Promotes positive community policing initiatives to foster good police/community relations.
Reports all incidents of an urgent and sensitive nature to a supervisor.
Able to perform a variety of duties and work in all types of weather.
High school diploma or GED; must be 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States and possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license, and certified through Georgia P.O.S.T.

For information send resumes to Backgrounds.Investigations@lithoniacity.org