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Police Sergeant

Category: Public Safety
Description:
POLICE SERGEANT - PATROLS STREETS IN A POLICE CAR OR ON FOOT; CHECKS DOORS AND WINDOWS; EXAMINES PREMISES OF UNOCCUPIED RESIDENCES OR BUILDINGS; DETECTS UNUSUAL CONDITIONS. BACKS UP OTHER OFFICERS AND RESPONDS TO CALLS FOR ASSISTANCE, COMPLAINTS, SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, DOMESTIC DISPUTES, LOUD AND DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR, ENFORCE TOWN’S CIVIL CODE; COMPLETES CALLS BY DETERMINING TRUE NATURE OF THE SITUATION, AND TAKING WHATEVER LEGAL OR PERSUASIVE ACTION IS WARRANTED. TRAINS NEW STAFF; DETERMINES WORK PROCEDURES AND MONITORS WORKLOAD; REVIEWS AND SUPERVISES REPORTS AND PROGRESS; EVALUATES STAFF PERFORMANCE AND COUNSELS STAFF AS NEEDED; DIRECTS OR REDIRECTS WORK AS NEEDED. SERVES AS A SUPERVISOR DURING A SHIFT WHEN THE POLICE LIEUTENANT IS ABSENT; TAKES THE LEAD ROLE IN MORE SERIOUS OCCURRENCES; MAKES ASSIGNMENTS TO OFFICERS BASED ON OCCURRENCES ON PREVIOUS SHIFTS OR AS NEEDS ARISE. CONDUCTS FIELD TRAINING OF ASSIGNED OFFICERS; REVIEWS REPORTS; EVALUATES PERFORMANCE, COUNSEL’S OFFICERS, FOLLOWING THE CHAIN OF COMMAND. COOPERATES WITH MEMBERS OF OTHER LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATIVE AGENCIES IN THE IDENTIFICATION, LOCATION, APPREHENSION, AND ARREST OF OFFENDERS AND IN THE INVESTIGATION OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES. ADMINISTERS CHEMICAL BREATH TESTS TO SUSPECTED DRUNKEN DRIVERS. PREPARES DETAILED RECORDS AND REPORTS OF ACTIVITIES; REVIEWS OTHER OFFICER’S REPORTS. PRESENTS PROGRAMS TO CIVIC AND SCHOOL GROUPS ON TOPICS SUCH AS BICYCLE SAFETY OR DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION. PERFORMS RELATED DUTIES AS REQUIRED.
Employer: Maxton Police Department
Expires: 9/13/2019
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