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*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as a back-up to a Sergeant in their absence. Serves as the patrol shift liaison with the Criminal Investigations Division (CID); responsible for maintaining crime scene management until CID can arrive to the incident location. Perform basic fingerprinting and crime scene assessment in lieu of a CID response. Performs the duties of an armed peace officer. Conducts field investigations, initiates and executes detentions, makes arrests, issues citations, writes reports, obtains warrants, conducts searches, transports prisoners to jail or to a juvenile facility, and testifies in a court of law. Provides armed patrol. Responds to calls for assistance in life threatening, emergency and service related situations. Enforces state and federal law, local ordinances, and organizational regulations. Controls crowds and directs traffic. Restrains violent or resistant patients under the direction of medical personnel; restrains and transports violent criminals. Observes and reports criminal activity and other incidents or conditions jeopardizing the safety and security of the community. Maintains required record-keeping. Performs duties in a sensitive and lawful manner and maintains positive public relations. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet all qualifications for the position of Police Officer with Emory University in place at the time of most recent employment with EPD. Must be a current Emory Police Officer with a minimum of four consecutive years employment with EPD as a Police Officer II. During the first two consecutive years of employment: must have exceeded department in-service training requirements by a minimum total of 40 hours of department-approved training; must have completed the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) certification training; must have had no disciplinary actions above the level of verbal counseling within the immediately preceding twelve months; must have received a rating of no less than '3-Meets Expectations' in the most recent annual performance evaluation; must have obtained four hours of De-escalation training and eight hours of Community Policing; must have successfully completed the Police Training Officer (PTO) certification program.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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