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Posted by: Prince Georges County Police Department on Oct 07, 2020


Location:

Prince George's County , MD

Job Description:

EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS (EPO)

The Prince George's County Police Department is currently seeking experienced police officer candidates to be considered for the position of Police Officer. The Police Department is seeking men and women that exhibit characteristics of good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity that blend together with a philosophy for community-oriented policing and a strong desire to serve the interest of the citizens of Prince George's County.

EPO candidates must be currently certified by the Maryland Police & Correctional Training Commission and have completed at least one (1) year as a full-time Police Officer in the State of Maryland. (Following any probationary period)

PLEASE NOTE: If you are fortunate enough to successfully navigate the entire background investigation process, and receive a conditional offer of employment, immediately prior to the beginning of the Academy, you must take and pass the APRT a second time! No exceptions.

*** To improve your chances of being considered for this class, you are encouraged to pass the APRT as early as possible. ***

Examples of Work:
The typical duties of a police officer, upon whom public safety depends, include: responding to calls; maintaining order in an assigned patrol area; enforcing criminal and traffic laws mandated and authorized by the State and local laws and ordinances; report writing, courtroom presentation of cases; and providing effective and efficient service to the citizens of Prince George's County. Shift work is required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Currently certified as a Police Officer in the State of Maryland with a minimum of 12 months patrol experience. Past or current experience must be in the following activities: Enforcing state and local criminal laws and ordinances; Enforcing state and local traffic laws and ordinances. Making physical arrests; Investigating traffic accidents; Operating and emergency vehicle; Responding to calls for service involving conflict management/mediation.
U.S. Citizen
High School graduate; (60+ college credit hours preferred)
21 years old at time of graduation from the Police Academy (20 years and 6 months old at time of application)
Possess a valid driver's license and at least 6 months driving experience
Pass all of the qualification factors listed in the Additional Information.
BILINGUAL APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Education Level:

High school or ged

Pay Rate:

Commensurate with experience

HR. Website URL:

https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/434/Join-the-Department

Security Clearance:

None

Travel Requirements:

None

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About Prince Georges County Police Department

Since its inception on June 1, 1931, the Prince George's County Police Department has been the primary police services agency in Prince George’s County. We are the fourth largest full-service agency in the State of Maryland. We strongly believe in community policing and strive diligently to cultivate a positive relationship with the community that we serve. In addition to our patrol units, we offer rewarding careers in specialized units such as criminal and regional investigations, special operations, forensics, and intelligence. Law enforcement in Prince George's County is a fast paced, rewarding career that truly brings out the best in those who have what it takes to wear the badge. The Prince George's County Police Department is currently seeking recruit candidates to be considered for the position of Police Officer. The Police Department is seeking men and women that exhibit characteristics of good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity that blend together with a philosophy for community-oriented policing and a strong desire to serve the interest of the citizens of Prince George's County.

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