North Carolina Justice Academy

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Position: Police Officer
Location: Wilson Police Department
Salary: $35,409.35 - $55,238.59
Duties: Patrols assigned areas to detect and prevent crime; answers calls for service and assistance. Investigates criminal complaints and accidents; conducts crime and accident scene analysis. Enforces motor vehicle laws by stopping violators and taking appropriate enforcement action. Assists the District Attorney in the preparation of cases for trial; testifies in court. Prepares timely and accurate reports; reviews investigative, arrest, accident, and supplemental reports for accuracy. Develops informants for the purpose of gathering intelligence. Questions witnesses and complainants; investigates suspects. Attends community meetings; organizes neighborhood watches; makes presentations to churches, schools, civic organizations, and business leaders; participates in agency volunteer programs. Performs organized patrols of high crime areas. Writes and executes search warrants; serves warrants and subpoenas. Maintains vehicle, firearms, and other equipment. Directs traffic as needed. Collects and maintains evidence; ensures proper chain of custody. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. No experience requirements. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the North Carolina Training and Standards Commission.
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Closing Date: Open until filled
Contact Information: Wilson Police Department
  Officer Sacejewia White
  PO Box 10
  Wilson, NC 27894
  (252) 246-1107