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Police Officer I, Lamar Police Department

Position Category: Police

Position Hours:
Full time, 12 hr shifts

Job Duties:
  • Performs vehicular and foot patrols within the city limit; control traffic; assists motorist and persons in need; issues warnings and citations; detains and apprehends criminal, suspects and traffic violators; investigates traffic accidents.
  • Interviews complainants, victims, witnesses, and suspects in accordance with criminal investigation procedures; gathers, summarizes, and formats case information; interprets applicable laws and ordinances. Books, admits, fingerprints, and photographs suspected violators; secures property of arrested suspects, properly storing personal items; transports and escorts prisoners to assigned institutions.
  • Respond to citizen complaint calls; documents incident reports,; maintains records required for legal processes of court; serves summons, warrants and other legal documents, explaining purpose of court order; serves summons, warrants and other legal documents, explaining purpose of court order; serves as a witness in court proceedings.

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of 21 years old at the time of application. Must possess or be able to obtain certification from the South Carolina Justice Academy.
  • Valid South Carolina Driver's License in good standing. Must be in good physical condition.
  • Must be able to maintain the required level of proficiency in the use of firearms and successfully pass psychological evaluation.

Pay Info:
Dependent on qualifications and experience.

How to apply:
Applications are available on the Town of Lamar website or can be picked up in person at Lamar Police Department located at 117 W. Main St, Lamar SC 29069.

Deadline:
2021-07-31

The Town of Lamar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.