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City of Longview

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Job title: Police Officer
Job location: Longview, TX 75606 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 10/17/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Paid vacation, sick leave, ten paid holidays per year. Retirement program, employer two to one match. Medical, dental and life insurance. 457, cash incentives, EAP and tuition reimbursement programs. Free employee health clinic.

$1,784.24 Biweekly

Job Classification

Job Category:Police

Job Description

Job description:
Performs a variety of law enforcement functions on behalf of the City's Police Department; patrols assigned areas of the City; detects and deters criminal activity; participates in criminal investigations; conducts traffic enforcement duties; provides information and assistance to the public; prepares law enforcement records and documentation; and performs other related duties as assigned. May be assigned to a specialized function or area of responsibility.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent; no experience is required as this is an entry-level position. Two years of experience may be required before assignment to specialized function or area of responsibility. Basic Texas Peace Officer License is required within 20 weeks of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Ability to speak and understand Spanish.

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