Police Job Description & Duties

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Job Title

Police

Employee Duties & Responsibilities

1) Enter, update, and retrieve information from teletype networks computerized data systems regarding such things as wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, and stolen vehicles.

2) Scan status charts computer screens, and contact emergency response field units to define emergency units available for dispatch.

3) Relay information and messages to from emergency sites, to law enforcement agencies, and to all other individuals or groups requiring notification.

4) Receive incoming telephone or alarm system calls regarding emergency and non-emergency police and fire service, emergency ambulance service, information after hours calls for departments within a city.

5) Maintain access to, and security of, highly sensitive materials.

6) Observe alarm registers scan maps to define whether a specific emergency is in the dispatch service area.

7) Maintain files of information relating to emergency calls like personnel rosters, and emergency call-out pager files.

8) Monitor various radio frequencies like those used by public works departments, school security, and civil defense to keep apprised of developing situations.

9) Learn material pass required tests for certification.

10) Read and effectively interpret small-scale maps and information from a computer screen to define locations provide directions.

11) Answer routine inquiries, and refer calls not requiring dispatches to appropriate departments agencies.

12) Provide emergency medical instructions to callers.

13) Monitor alarm systems to detect emergencies like fires illegal entry into establishments.

14) Test and adjust communication alarm systems, and report malfunctions to maintenance units.

15) Operate and maintain mobile dispatch vehicles equipment.

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