The purpose of this classification is to protect life and property, to respond to the needs of the general public, to deter criminal activity within the community, to enforce all county statutes, ordinances and laws, and regulations of state and federal government, and to perform investigations, special details and specific assignments within an assigned unit. Some functions include; Maintains visibility by patrolling assigned area, County streets, parks, neighborhoods, and businesses to ensure security; makes observations for prowlers, suspicious persons, and violators. Performs surveillance of various locations and criminal suspects; collects and reviews data; develops trends and/or patterns pertaining to location/suspects; files intelligence reports. Investigates reported crimes; interviews and obtains statements from victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informants; gathers, prepares, and submits evidence to crime lab. Obtains warrants; performs various search operations; locates missing persons. Determines probable cause to search and/or reasonable suspicion to detain suspects; pursues fleeing and subdues resisting suspects; effects arrests; processes and transports prisoners. Responds to emergency calls and calls for assistance; assists and/or backs fellow officers as
on calls, executes warrant, serves subpoenas, and makes traffic stops; mediates disputes and advises suspects of rights. Responds to accident calls; gathers information at the accident scene; investigates and reconstructs serious injury or fatal accidents; interviews victims and witnesses; investigates hit and run accidents; notifies relatives of victims as necessary.
The **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is a nationally accredited agency by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA). The police department is managed under the direction of the Chief of Police who is appointed by the five elected members of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners. With an authorized strength of 385 sworn personnel, over 500 employees and an annual operation budget of $38 million dollars, the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is the primary responder for all calls for police services within the unincorporated areas of Clayton County.
With over 75 years of service as a county police force, we are proud of our reputation as a progressive police department and demand the best of all of our employees.
Location/Region: Jonesboro, GA (US)