Police Officer (Patrol)
City of Little Rock, AR - Little Rock, AR

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Anticipated annual salary after two years: $44,419.00

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:

To be considered for employment as a Police Officer with the Little Rock Police Department, applicants for entry-level Police positions must meet the following criteria established by the State of Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement, the State of Arkansas Civil Service Statutes, and the Little Rock Civil Service Rules and Regulations (list is not all inclusive):

  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age but less than forty-six (46) to be hired as a Police Officer.
  • Be at least twenty and one-half (20-1/2) years of age, but less than forty-six (46) on the written test date.
  • Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate; i.e., General Education Diploma (G.E.D.).
  • No felony convictions.
  • Be of good moral character.
  • Successful completion of a drug / alcohol test.
  • Acceptable vision (uncorrected visual acuity must not exceed 20/100 in either eye and must be correctable to 20/20 or better in each eye).
  • Possess normal hearing and be free of any hearing defect in either ear which in the opinion of the physician would adversely affect performance of duty. Hearing may be considered normal when a whispered conversation can be heard at 15 feet.
  • Applicants selected for and offered employment will be required to pass a medical (including vision and hearing evaluations) and a psychological evaluation before hire.
  • Be a citizen of the United States at the time of hire

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