Police Officer (Lateral / Academy Graduate)

Laguna Beach Police Department KMS - City of Laguna Beach, California

Aug 22, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$80,880.00 - $113,748.00 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$80,880.00 - $113,748.00 annual

Job Description

Responds quickly and correctly in emergency situations and makes field decisions in accordance with departmental policies and procedures in any given law enforcement assignment.

Patrols assigned district by automobile, motorcycle/bicycle, ATV, or on foot in order to prevent and detect crime activity and enforce laws, regulations and ordinances.

Responds to radio communications, computer prompts or citizen requests and investigates reported disorders, observed violations, and related incidents.

Notes and reports traffic problems, abandoned or damaged vehicles, and other safety hazards.

Issues verbal warnings or written citations for parking, moving, and municipal violations.

Investigates traffic accidents and directs and controls the flow of traffic at the scene of accidents, signal failures, special events, natural and unnatural catastrophes in adverse weather conditions.

Investigates and prepares reports on complaints, accidents, offenses and damages to property; interviews witnesses and suspects.

Restores order and maintains peace at public gatherings or in conflict situations.

Collects and preserves physical evidence in accordance with department policy and laws.

Observes and reports conditions conducive to crime activity.

Provides information and assistance to the public in a respectful manner.

Pursues and apprehends suspects.

Makes arrests and advises suspects of rights.

Prepares crime and arrest reports and documents other situations such as traffic accidents and civil disputes.

Appears in Court to testify regarding arrests or other law enforcement activity and case evidence and civil cases.

Searches and transports prisoners.

Completes booking (e.g., digital camera, fingerprinting).

Administers emergency first aid to injured or incapacitated persons until medical personnel are present. Participates in classroom and field training exercises.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent, supplemented by completion of the police academy.
  • Experience: Must be a current sworn peace officer in the State of California including the completion of a probationary period with acceptable performance.

Contact Information

Antonio Manzano

Laguna Beach Police Department KMS
505 Forest Avenue
City of Laguna Beach, California 92651
phone: 949-497-0374

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