Typist, Bridgeport, CT - December 9, 2016
Busy atmosphere with a lot going on. A typical day would start at 7:00 a.m. Arrest paperwork comes in and has to be processed for the court. Packages have to be made and everything has to be perfect or the court will send the prisoner back to booking. All arrest cards have to updated, reports filed, copies made, data entered into police data system. Arrest packages have to be sent by 10:00 a.m. to the Bridgeport Court. Then the evenings arrest and accident reports, stolen car reports, and police reports have to be logged in and filed appropriately. At 10:00 the customer service window opens to the public where you must assist customers in obtaining reports, doing background checks, and assisting police officers with finding reports. The telephone rings non-stop and you have to assist callers with obtaining information about availability of reports. The window closes at 4:00 p.m. Everything must be filed away properly, entered in the computer and put away before you leave.