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Deputy Sheriff - Sheriff's Office Patrol - $54,772-$68,465 Annually DOE
Globe, AZ - Full Time
- The purpose of this position is to ensure the safety of Gila County citizens by enforcement of State and Local laws and ordinances in an impartial and professional manner. This position enforces State and Local laws and ordinances via responding to calls for service, investigations, and patrol.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Patrols assigned areas, looking for illegal, hazardous, and suspicious activities and persons; provides back-up assistance, scene security and protection for regional emergency services personnel.
- Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service; investigates criminal and civil complaints and incidents; interrogates and communicates with victims, witnesses, and suspects in cases; secures and documents crime scene and property; identifies and collects evidence.
- Performs search and surveillance duties as required; performs follow-up investigations as assigned.
- Enforces Local, State and Federal laws, and enforces compliance with local regulations and ordinances, according to policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Arrests law violators; locates, pursues, and arrests criminal suspects; transports and processes prisoners; testifies in court; serves arrest, search and civil warrants and other court documents.
- Conducts traffic stops and investigates traffic accidents and criminal violations; assists motorists, victims and witnesses and investigates incidents as required.
- Represents the Sheriff’s Office at court hearings; prepares reports and materials requested and subpoenaed by the courts; and testifies in court cases.
- Assists and interacts with other Sheriff’s personnel, County departments, outside organizations and businesses, and Federal, State and Local law enforcement organizations in order to accomplish tasks.
- Presents education and information through community and school awareness projects; counsels residents on law enforcement regulations, activities, programs and referral resources.
- May perform special assignment in areas of expertise, including school resource program, lake patrol, K-9, civil process, or special skills training; may be assigned to special enforcement, intervention, and investigative teams, or to specific enforcement region.
- Updates and maintains a variety of files, records, event logs, charts, and other documents; maintains appropriate records and prepares reports as required and maintains patrol vehicles and equipment in clean and effective operating order.
Minimum Education Required
- High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Years of Directly Related Experience Required
- Two years' experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Professional Credentials Required
- AZ Police Officer's Standards and Training Certification, AZ State Police Officer's Certification.
- Must pass semi-annual firearms course with assigned duty firearms, must maintain certification in CPR and other duty specific equipment and weapons.
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