The Division of Capitol Police is accepting applications for the positions of Police Officer. Responsible for protection of Government officials, legislators, employees, and citizens through the enforcement of state laws and the compliance with policies and procedures through patrols in assigned properties. Duties include: Affecting an arrest; communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; testifying in court; safely operating a law enforcement vehicle; interviewing individuals; performing searches of people and property; reading and comprehending a variety of legal and administrative documents. Applicants will receive life and health insurance benefits, will earn sick and vacation leave. Enhanced law enforcement retirement. Career development program. Shift differential applied to evening and midnight shifts.
Must be 21 years of age
Must be a US Citizen
Must have a valid operator's license (motor vehicle)
Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
No felony misdemeanor / convictions
Must be willing to submit to random drug screening
Ability to utilize a personal computer using current software programs.
Prior experience in police or related law enforcement work. Graduation from an accredited college or university with applicable coursework in government, business, criminal justice or a related field. Military experience is also preferred.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK REQUIRED; ALSO REQUIRED MEDICAL, DRUG AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING.