Patrol Officer

Patrol Officer

Status: Open
Salary/Pay Range: $32,343 - $38,843 (Depending on Education & Certification)
Position Title: Patrol Officer
Supervisor: Police Sergeant
Department: Police Department
Work Site: 401 Gary Blvd.
Statement of Position Description: Protect and serve the citizens and their property

Hours/Schedule of Work: 8 hr/day, 5 day/wk Rotating Shift

Overtime Exempt: ( ) Yes (X) No

Position Function(s): With supervision, execute orders of his superiors, enforce the laws of Oklahoma and the City of Clinton

=============Position Duties and Responsibilities===============

  • Respond to calls for police services
  • Engage in preventative police patrol
  • Engage in Community Policing Activities
  • Enforce laws of Oklahoma and Ordinances of the City of Clinton
  • Ensure that Jail duties are performed
  • Write reports and testify in court
  • Training


=============Required Qualifications=====================

  • 1. Between 21 and 45 yrs of age
  • 2. High school diploma or GED
  • 3. No felony convictions
  • 4. Complete police pension physical requirements
  • 5. Pass MMPI 2 examination
  • 6. Valid Ok drivers license w/good driving record
  • 7. Complete basic police school
  • 8. Pass intensive background investigate
  • 9. US citizen (City Attorney has under advisement)
  • 10. Good communication skills


==============Preferred Qualifications======================

  • 1. No police record
  • 2. High moral standards
  • 3. Confidentiality
  • 4. Highly motivated
  • 5. Basic computer skills


==============Required Skills For Job Retention===============

    • Certification
    • Timely completion of task
    • Good report writing
    • Effective and Good communication
    • Ability to work under stress
    • Effective enforcement of the laws/ordinances
    • Technical expertise
    • Effective public relations skills

Helpful Numbers

  • City Hall: 323-0261
  • Chamber of Commerce: 323-2222
  • Frisco Conference Center: 323-7874
  • Utilities: 323-0217
  • Public Works: 323-1678
  • Police: 323-2323
  • Fire: 323-2298