Certified Police Officer (Certification ...
City of Little Rock, AR - Little Rock, AR

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Applicants must possess at minimum a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate to be considered in this recruitment.

To patrol an assigned district in the City of Little Rock in order to enforce laws and ordinances.

Essential Job Functions:

Checks out equipment (i.e., portable radio and vehicle); ensures the employee number as well as the assigned vehicle and radio numbers are entered into the computer system. Patrols an assigned district to observe criminal and traffic violations; makes arrests and/or issues citations to violators. Responds to calls from individuals needing police assistance (i.e., domestic disturbances, burglaries in progress, disturbances with weapons, traffic accidents, etc.); makes arrests and/or issues citations to violators when required. Ensures crime scenes and related evidence are secured; records information received from victims, witnesses and suspects for inclusion in required reports or for use by the Detective Division. Trains assigned Probationary Police Officers when serving as a Field Training Officer; completes a comprehensive field training manual to report the Probationary Officer's job performance. Operates a City pool automobile in the performance of essential job functions.

Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements:
  • Completion of high school or must have a General Education Diploma (G.E.D.).
  • The candidate must possess a valid Arkansas Class "D" (Non-Commercial Vehicle) Driver’s License before employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position.
  • The candidate must meet any other requirements established by the Little Rock Civil Service Commission and the State Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training.
  • Possess at minimum a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate from an Accredited Institution or Law Enforcement Training Academy.
  • The candidate must have completed a probationary period and/or 18 months or longer with a law enforcement agency.
  • Applicants can not be out of law enforcement for a period longer than six (6) months from date of application.