Police Officer - Feb 2013
City of Winston-Salem, NC - Winston-Salem, NC

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Performs responsible protective service work in the prevention, detection and investigation of violations of the law.

On an assigned shift, patrols an assigned area to observe violations of criminal and traffic laws, suspicious activities and disturbances; responds to radio dispatches; answers calls and complaints; serves warrants, commitments and makes arrests; provides police escorts; monitors and directs traffic; enforces traffic laws and ordinances; investigates traffic accidents; aids injured persons; reports unsafe conditions in streets and public facilities; conducts criminal investigations by gathering evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses and interrogating suspects; prepares detailed reports; testifies in court and performs related work as required.

Examples of Duties:

Typical Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or GED equivalency. Will accept CITY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION only. Must be a U.S. Citizen; be at least 21 years of age; be of good moral character, having no felony convictions, serious misdemeanors, or DWI's within the past five (5) years; must be in good physical condition; have or be able to obtain a valid North Carolina's driver license.

Supplemental Information:

Police Officer Trainee Starting Salary: $30,570
with A. A. S. Degree: $32,110
with B.A./B. S. Degree: $33,470

Sworn Officer Starting Salary: $32,100

with A. A. S. Degree: $33,710
with B.A./B. S. Degree: $35,140