Posting Summary: Job Summary: Responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents as assigned and maintaining the chain of command within the operations of the department. Responsible for identifying training for department personnel, directing special units, preparing special reports or projects as assigned, receiving and reviewing reports from officers, and assigning personnel in accordance to specific needs. Bachelor's or an Associate's degree in criminal justice preferred and/or additional certifications and at least 5-7 years of law enforcement experience. Typically reports to Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, Commander, Captain, or Lieutenant. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Must have held the rank of a corporal.
1. Prepares and conducts patrol shift briefings including inspection of officers' appearance, equipment and beat assignment.
2. Supervises and evaluates the performance of subordinates including disciplinary actions, continued training and counseling.
3. Performs the full range of Police Officer duties.
4. Reviews reports in a timely manner while assuring accuracy completeness and grammatical correctness.
5. Monitors scheduling to assure efficient and effective use of personnel and budget resources.
6. Investigates complaints concerning the conduct or performance of subordinates.
7. Performs liaison functions between the Pendleton Police Department and outside agencies or other City departments.
8. Assures continuous accurate information flow between the administration and the officers supervised.
9. Maintains proficiency in the use of police related equipment.
10. Appears in court, and is available to testify in matters which he/she has knowledge whether it be criminal or civil.
11. Assists in the screening and assessing of applicants.
12. Assist in hiring decisions.
13. Performs law enforcement duties while serving a probationary period.
14. Patrols an assigned area, either in an automobile or on foot.
15. Responds to radio messages or telephone instructions, appears at scenes of disorder or crime.
16. Notes and reports traffic hazards.
17. Removes objects from streets that may obstruct traffic.
18. Investigates and prepares reports on accidents, offenses, and damage to property.
19. Intervenes in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order.
20. Makes arrests, issues citations, gives verbal warnings, and directs traffic.
21. Assists in receiving, searching, booking, fingerprinting, and supervising prisoners.
22. Writes case reports and maintains a log of activities.
23. Appears in court as the arresting officer.
24. Takes prisoners to court.
25. Performs related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 220_55783
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