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Employer: City of Leon
Job Title: Leon Police Department Reserve Officer
THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION. NO PAY OR NO BENEFITS.
REQUIREMENTS: 21 YEARS OF AGE, UNITED STATES CITIZEN, HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE OR EQUIVILANT, MUST RESIDE IN LEON, KS OR THE SURROUNDING AREA, HAVE A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE, NO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONVICTIONS, OR NO FELONY CONVICTIONS. ALL PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS WILL BE DONE.
When assigned as a Reserve Leon Police Officer: a Reserve Officer may assist a regular officer in their duties or become certified to perform the duties on their own. Those duties will be: will patrol city areas, enforcing law and protecting life and property, operating radar, securing compliance with traffic regulations, and performing investigations at the scene of a crime or traffic accident, and performing related follow-up duties. Assist city judges by protecting prisoners while in court, when out of the confines of the jail, an investigation and apprehension of persons charged with warrant. High school diploma or equivalent; completion of college-level coursework preferred. Valid Kansas Driver’s license a must.
Major job responsibilities: will patrol city streets, as well as, residential areas to provide a visible deterrent in uniform and in marked cars and to enforce traffic laws and protect life and signs of criminal activity; patrols for suspicious persons or vehicles. Detects drunk drivers, checks buildings to ensure they are secure, responds to call for assistance and complaints of crimes; enforces city ordinances by performing warrant, felony or misdemeanor arrest; directs traffic at crime scenes and assist standard motorists. Serves as first responder to provide aid and assistance to victims of automobile injury accidents; assist fire and emergency medical services at the scene of traffic accidents. Secures and protects crime scenes by establishing boundaries, detain suspects and witnesses, identifying evidence and briefing supervisors/detectives on their arrival; performs traffic accident force the activities; interviews witnesses and collects, preserves, and packages evidence. Proceeds to special assignments, such as search and rescue, natural disasters, and public vehicle accident as directed by supervisor. Investigates traffic, home, public and occupational accidents by recording measurements and diagrams, taking photographs and preparing reports concerning incidents. Maintains a working knowledge of traffic law; enforces traffic laws through the issuance of traffic citations and warnings, and arresting individuals in violation of the law such as DUI, and speeding and traffic control device violations. Prepares and maintains a wide variety of department records and reports in compliance with departmental policies and procedures; prepares and files written and taped case reports outlining information regarding each case. Conducts search and rescue operations for missing and overdue persons, motorist, and aircraft; assist in for dangerous criminals. Serves criminal traffic warrants on both felony and misdemeanor suspects; contacts business owners and employees updating them on criminal activity providing suggestions for crime prevention. Researches and studies departmental policies and procedures, city Ordinances, and maps to maintain awareness of current events and changes in law enforcement. Maintains and cleans assigned uniform, vehicle and equipment and maintains personal hygiene in accordance to departmental policy and procedures. Maintains availability for court appearances and testimony, assist the city attorney and preparing presentations of testimony and\or evidence; response to subpoenas by attending court trials and hearings assist other emergency response agencies and county services such as EMS and fire in emergency situations, assist the detectives section and gathering physical evidence, taking photographs and investigating various crime scenes; also assist in serving warrants. They will assist other state and local law enforcement agencies as needed. Serves as weather watchers reporting damage and assisting in the tracking of severe weather; checks for and assist stranded motorists. Performs other related work as required. Assist others in presenting safety programs to elementary students; teaches child safety programs; coordinates parades; fingerprints children, and other programs as needed. Maintains a schedule of all events of the Unit; notifies other employees of their assigned participation in scheduled programs. Maintains schedule of the community.
When assigned as Reserve Officer: attends classes and records notes on the highlights of the instruction; organizes notes for study and demonstrates proficiency on written exams. Attends instructional practices and skill of shooting semi-automatic handguns and shotguns: demonstrates proficiency on a qualification range. Attends instructions and demonstrates proficiency during self-defense training to include pressure point control tactics and ASP baton training. Maintain current working knowledge of court decisions concerning search and seizure.
Knowledge skills and abilities and competencies: knowledge of sound methods and practices employed in Location and apprehensions of people. Knowledge of laws and legal procedures relevant to the apprehension and custody of prisoners. Knowledge of data entry procedures. Knowledge of the principle of traffic control. Knowledge of the geography of the city and the location of important buildings and areas. Knowledge of the principles of traffic accident investigator. Ability to learn law enforcement methods, procedures, and techniques and to apply such knowledge to specific situations. Ability to deal courteously and fairly with the general public. Ability to analyze situations and take quick, effective and reasonable courses of action, giving due regards to the surrounding hazards and circumstances of each situation. Ability to remember names, faces, and the details of incidences. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to obtain information from interviews, interrogation, and observation. Ability to react quickly and calmly under emergency conditions. Ability to display sound judgment in making work decisions. Ability to work under adverse conditions of violence, danger, weather, environment, and emotional stress. Ability to recognize danger and take immediate action necessary for the protection of life and property. Ability to understand and operate two-way communication equipment and dispatch for fire, ambulance, and public utilities. Ability to acquire the Doppler radar operation. Skill in the use of personal computer and software applications. Knowledge of mental illness. This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of the stop income is must be requested to perform job related responsibilities and task other than those stated in this specification. May work first, second, and third shifts. Weekends and/or holidays to Valid Kansas Driver’s License required. Must pass background checks and pre-employment urine drug screen.
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