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City of Brentwood Police Department
Patrol Officer

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Position Title: Patrol Officer
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: City of Brentwood Police Department
Address: 2348 S. Brentwood Blvd
City: Brentwood
State: MO    Zipcode: 63144
Contact: Jason Kotz
Phone: 314-963-8609
Fax: 314-962-0819
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following list of duties is representative of those performed within this position and not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned as necessary. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the Essential Duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Responsible for the protection of people, property and streets in a rotating shift in an assigned area in the City of Brentwood
2. Apprehends suspects, processes arrests and assists in the prosecution of criminals and suspects
3. Maintains and preserves the peace by utilizing skills (i.e. de-escalating a situation, sensitivity to victims, etc.) developed in Police Academy training
4. Performs routine patrols using law enforcement vehicles including automobile, bike and others as necessary
5. Responds to radio calls; preserves and investigates evidence of crime/accident scenes and conducts initial interview s of witnesses, suspects and victims at the scene of misdemeanor or felony crimes of vehicular accidents, develops leads and follow-up investigations of incidents during assigned shift
6. Searches homes, businesses, buildings and other areas for suspects
7. Traffic enforcement – issues citations, investigates accidents and performs problems solving with regard to general traffic issues in an assigned area
8. Transports criminals and evidence
9. Prepares, ensures accuracy of, and files a variety of daily reports, summonses and investigations on a routine basis
10. Prepares cases for giving testimony and testifies in State and/or Municipal court to assist in prosecuting criminals
11. Participates in public awareness and safety training programs as well as educational programs and crime prevention and education programs
12. Interacts with the general public on a regular basis and releases information to the media when appropriate and prudent
13. Maintains fleet vehicles, radar equipment, supplies and miscellaneous equipment used in law enforcement
14. Assists citizens with matters including, but not limited to, locked or stalled vehicles, crime prevention, drug resistance, traffic safety, etc.
15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other duties which are assigned on a rotating basis:

• Fleet maintenance and purchasing agent
• Firearms/Taser instructor
• Evidence Technician
• School Resource Officer
• DARE officer
• Breathalyzer officer
• Field Training Officer
• Bicycle Officer
• Computer administration and authorizations
• Prisoner control, detainee conduct
• Crossing guard duty
• Public awareness programs

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of the City’s geography, laws and ordinances
• Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques and equipment
• Understanding of department rules and regulations
• Ability to deal courteously and effectively with peers, supervisors and the general public in unusual situations that may involve tragic and/or stressful circumstances
• Problem solving skills
• Effective oral and written communication
• Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and reaching conclusions
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to efficiently and safely operate an automobile at high rates of speed
• Strong power of observation and memory
• Ability to perform all duties in conformance with Federal, State, County and City laws and ordinances


• High school diploma or GED; 60+ hours’ college credit preferred
• Current P.O.S.T. Certification qualifying you as a police officer for a first class city in the State of Missouri through Police Academy training
• Valid Missouri Driver’s license with no suspension, revocation or felony convictions in any state
• Must be 21 years of age at time of employment

Final Job offer will be contingent upon the following:
• Clean and current MO Driver’s License
• Acceptable Background Check
• Psychological Testing
• Clean Drug/Alcohol Test
• Physical Examination

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 05/04/2018

Application Period Ends: 06/01/2018

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $54,600.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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