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This is general police work involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws, and investigation of crimes. An employee in this class is responsible for enforcing all statues, laws, ordinances and regulations for which the department of police is responsible, for maintaining law and order, crime prevention, and providing non-criminal services. Work is performed according to established policies and procedures. An employee must be able to exercise sound judgment independently in an emergency situation. Work requires tactful, conscientious and efficient performance of duties with minimum supervision. Work contains a substantial element of personal risk. The employee may be required to use force to affect an arrest or to protect themselves or others, which may include the use of physical force up to and including the use of deadly force. Assignment and general instructions are received from the Patrol Sergeant or a higher-ranking officer who reviews work methods and results through reports, personal observation or inspection, and discussions with the Patrol Officer, and citizens.
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