Under general supervision, performs a variety of administrative, clerical support and general law enforcement functions to assist law enforcement personnel at Police Department precincts, administrative units and police commands.
Examples of Duties
Work involves the responsibility for performing routine police assignments that are received from police officers of superior rank.
High School Graduation or G.E.D.; preferably including completion of two (2) years of college coursework.
Two (2) years of experience as a SWORN
law enforcement officer in the State of Michigan in accordance with Public Act 203 of 1965. Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (M.C.O.L.E.S.) Certification orwill become certifiedwithin ninety (90) days after hire.
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***THIS POSITION DOES NOT OFFER BENEFITS***
Police Assistants may be assigned to work as a sworn officerin the following areas: Court Officer ~ Assist withprocessing warrant requests
Crime Analysis ~ Research and report crime patterns
Crime Scene Services ~ Process evidence and dispatchevidence technicians
Disciplinary Administration ~Research and review disciplinary statements
Firearms Inventory ~ Issue, repair and maintain departmental weapons and other items
Fiscal Operations ~ Perform administrative duties as assigned
Forfeiture ~ Investigate asset forfeitures
Labor Relations ~ Prepare documents for grievances, review contracts and general office work
Liquor License ~ Investigate 24hr permits or outdoor service requests
Media Relations ~ Prepare press releases, maintain social media accounts and perform videography duties
Police Law ~ Assist the legal team with various requests for civil litigation, 3rd party subpoenas and provide law enforcement information
PoliceMedical ~ Process case files and perform general clerical duties
Police Personnel ~ Maintain personnel records and data
Prisoner Transport/Processing ~ Assist with the process of prisoner intake
Property Control ~ Receive, process and maintain evidence throughout the criminal process
Records Management ~ Service a high volume of requests for backgroundand/or clearancesfrom citizens and other agencies
Recruiting ~ Attend job fairs providing employment opportunity information
Resource & Facilities Management ~ Maintain the issuanceof departmental uniforms and other equipment, manage contracts with tow companies in the city and assist with the maintenance of DPD occupied facilities
Secondary Employment ~ Provide account management services to vendors, assist with recruiting new vendor accounts and maintain the operational flow of the unit
Technology Bureau ~ Provide personal computer installation and maintenance, work with in-car video and maintain user data bases
Traffic ~ Assist with downtown traffic control and special events
Training ~ Act as a firearms instructor, or training records clerk
Job assignment may require: Lifting up to 100lbs
Working in tight/confined spaces
Working in inclement weather
Driving/Standing for extended periods of time
Standing, bending, twisting
Working various shifts
Working with hazardous materials
Please be advised that this is a sworn position.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
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