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Police Officer

Company: Colleyville City Secretary
Location: Colleyville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Summary of Position

Under general supervision, the purpose of this position is to provide crime prevention and law enforcement responsibilities for the conduct of routine patrols, preliminary, criminal and specialized investigations, and traffic control duties in a designated area during an assigned shift.

Essential Functions

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

  • Patrols an assigned area to prevent and detect criminal activities, normally operating a City vehicle.
  • Initiates applicable investigation techniques to develop and prosecute criminals under each offense.
  • Documents investigative actions, interviews, interrogations, subpoena procurement; written statements; affidavits for evidentiary warrants and arrest warrants; evidence collection; identification, location and apprehension of perpetrator and property recovery.
  • Prepares and presents cases to District Attorney's office.
  • Investigates non-criminal actions such as missing persons, found property, etc.
  • Conducts specialized undercover investigations as assigned.
  • Responds to emergency calls to protect lives and property often times involving criminal activities. Apprehends suspected criminals as situation dictates.
  • Prepares activity reports detailing patrol/investigation occurrences and submits reports to superiors for review.
  • Enforces traffic laws through patrol and issuance of citations.Investigates and prepares crime/traffic reports on criminal activities and traffic accidents.
  • Files required reports for the court and legal process and appears and testifies in court as required.
  • Participates in Police Department crime prevention and education programs and activities.
  • Interacts professionally and respectfully with the public, coworkers and others in the course of daily work.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required for this position.
  • Must report to work for duty outside normally scheduled work hours in response to natural disasters, emergencies or critical incidents as determined by Police Department Administration.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 21 and a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have at least 30 college hours from an accredited institution prior to the hire date. This may be waived for prior law enforcement or military experience.
  • Must pass:
  • Written examination
  • Background investigation
  • Essential Job Function screening
  • Polygraph test
  • Oral Review Board
  • Psychological screening
  • Drug test

Must possess good moral character and meet any other standards set by law or by policy of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.Must possess and maintain a valid State of Texas Driver's License.Lateral Entry Officers must meet the requirements set forth in the Colleyville Police Department's General Orders 401 (L).

LATERAL ENTRY PROGRAM:Must have2 years of experience as paid full time Peace Officer from comparable size agency with no more than three years break in service, TCOLE Certified, starting pay commensurate to experience and training.

SALARY RANGE:$60,997 - $78,478 annually

(Police Cadets earn $4,687 monthly while in the Academy)


$5,000 sign-on bonus for certified/laterals

$2,500 sign-on bonus for non-certified

CONTACT PERSON:Jeremiah Filion, Personnel Sgt.

ADDRESS: 5201 Riverwalk Dr., Colleyville, TX 76034

OFFICE: 817-503-1213

Please check your spam folder for future e-mail correspondence from the Personnel Sgt.

Keywords: Colleyville City Secretary, Dallas , Police Officer, Other , Colleyville, Texas

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