What is the job description of an MDC police officer?

What is the job description of and MDC police officer. I am looking into this as a career

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Job Description

    Patrols a designated area of the City to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce traffic regulations. At scene of crime, administers first aid, conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses, and makes arrests; testifies as a witness in court. Works proactively to resolve neighborhood concerns by establishing partnerships with residents, merchants, schools, churches, community-based organizations, governmental agencies/offices and other groups in the designated patrol area in accordance with the Department’s Community Policing mission. Prepares investigative reports and maintains necessary records for presentation in court. Performs related duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifying Tests:

    Proof of current passing scores on the FBAT must be submitted with employment application. The FBAT can be taken at Miami-Dade College, North Campus. FBAT test administration will be at the applicant’s expense. For information on the FBAT, visit www.mdc.edu/north/f-bat/. Proof of successful completion of the CJBAT, or FDLE Police examination will also be accepted, however, subject to verification.

    Citizenship:

    Applicants must be U.S. citizens per Florida Statute 943.13.

    Age:

    Applicants must be 19 years of age by October 6, 2008.

    Education:

    High School Diploma, GED or higher degree from schools accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    License:

    Applicants must submit a copy of a valid driver’s license from any state provided that prior to appointment a valid State of Florida Class E or higher Driver’s License is submitted to the Miami Police Department’s Recruitment and Selection Unit. Please note that driving records and validity will be checked and may be grounds for disqualification at any time subsequent to application.

    Visual Acuity:

    20/50 each eye, separately without corrective lenses of any kind, including contact lenses. With glasses each eye should be corrected 20/30. Depth and color perception must be within normal limits.

    Convictions:

    Per Florida Statute 943.13, applicants must not have been convicted of any felony nor misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, or have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States. Criminal history may disqualify applicants from taking the City’s entrance examination.

    Veteran’s Preference:

    If claiming veteran’s preference, all forms DD-214 are required. In addition to the form DD-214, applicants who have been awarded combat campaign/expeditionary medals that are not reflected on the form DD-214 must submit supplemental documents from the Department of Defense that demonstrate possession of a combat campaign/expeditionary medal by the closing date, if seeking veteran’s preference points. Veteran’s preference points will be awarded in accordance with Florida State Statue 295.

    DOCUMENTATION:

    Copies of the following documents must be submitted at the time of application in order to qualify and sit for the City of Miami’s Police Officer entrance exam:

    - Proof of passing score on the FBAT, CJBAT or FDLE police examination in the area of Law Enforcement. BAT scores must be valid until 08/29/2008.

    - Valid Driver’s License (Equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) from any State

    - High School Diploma, GED or higher degree from schools accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

    - Birth Certificate, naturalization certificate or valid U.S. Passport reflecting U. S. Citizenship

    - If claiming veteran’s preference, all DD-214 forms, must be submitted with application. In addition to the Form DD-214, applicants who have been awarded combat campaign/expeditionary medals that are not reflected on the Form DD-214 must submit supplemental documents from the Department of Defense that demonstrates possession of a combat campaign/expeditionary medal by the closing date, if seeking veteran’s preference points. Veteran’s preference points will be awarded in accordance with F.S.S. 295.

    SELECTION STEPS:

    In addition to meeting the documentation requirements listed above, all applicants must satisfy the following criteria to be considered for appointment: City administered Written Examination; Physical Agility Test; Stringent background investigation including Criminal Records Check; Fingerprint Check; Polygraph Examination; Driving Record Check; Toxicology Screen and a Post-Offer Medical Examination.

    Note: Applicants with DUI convictions will be disqualified. Failure to keep appointments at any phase of the selection process may result in disqualification.

    TOXICOLOGY:

    APPLICANTS SHALL SUBMIT TO A TOXICOLOGY SCREEN AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE AT A COST OF $30.00, THOUGH COST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. IF THE RESULTS ARE NEGATIVE, THE CITY SHALL REIMBURSE APPLICANTS FOR THE COST OF THE SCREEN. IF THE RESULTS ARE POSITIVE, THE APPLICANT WILL

    Source(s): Name: City of Miami Employment Office Phone: 305-416-2050 TO APPLY: Submit City of Miami Employment Application Form and Copies of Credentials to: 444 SW 2nd Avenue, Room 129 Miami, FL 33130 ATTENTION: POLICE OFFICER (BASIC RECRUIT) DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2008 (OR UNTIL WE RECEIVE THE FIRST 750 APPLICATIONS, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST)
  • 5 years ago

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    Source(s): Criminal Records Search Database : http://criminalrecords.raiwi.com/?Exgv
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