Patrol Officer 1st Class

POSITION: Patrol Officer 1st Class
DATE POSTED: January 30, 2019
DATE CLOSED: March 13, 2019
WAGES: $58,079.00
HOURS: Shifts vary


This sworn officer is responsible for public protection, law enforcement, and criminal investigations. A Uniform Division Patrolman First Class is assigned to 1 of 3 shifts in the preservation of public peace, prevention of crime, detection and arrest of violators, protection of life and property, enforcement of all State of Indiana criminal and infraction statutes and City of Mishawaka ordinances.

Under the general direction of the Uniform Division Shift Captain, a Uniform Division Patrolman First Class must exercise considerable independent responsibility for their assigned shift and consult with superior officers to discuss progress, or solicit advice.

A Uniform Division Patrolman First Class is considered a front line position. A Uniform Division Patrolman First Class is held accountable for their own personal judgment and effectiveness.

  1. Good communication skills.
  2. Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  3. Ability to identify and interview victims, suspects and witnesses and record responses and observations.
  4. Ability to pass physical/mental examinations and maintain personal physical fitness. 
  1. Valid Indiana Driver’s License
  2. Successful completion of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
  3. Maintain Indiana Law Enforcement certification per Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board
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Position Summary
Job Description

Mishawaka Police Application  ***NOTE: must be received by end of day March 13, 2019 ***

Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:
Mail: Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third St
Mishawaka, Indiana  46544
Fax: (574) 254-0197
Please be sure to indicate the position you are applying for in your cover letter and resume.

The City of Mishawaka is an Equal Opportunity Employer