Agency: Spokane Police Department
Location: Spokane WA
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
Salary: $48,587.76 - $84,459.60 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 901-01-2016
applications from candidates who have taken and passed the Public Safety
Testing, Inc. exam for the City of Spokane. PST score must be less than six
Performs general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances.
Examples of Work
Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations.
Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations.
Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities.
Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court.
May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc.
Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public.
Performs related work as required.
Education: Completion of 45 quarter or 30 semester credit hours of course work from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of C or 2.0, which includes at least 5 quarter or 3 semester credit hours of college English.
Licenses and Certifications (Must submit proof of valid license and current certification.)
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Candidates must be 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
Must be within the normal weight range for height.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
LAW ENFORCEMENT TEST
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