Police Officer Duties: Prevent and suppress crime; protect life and property; apply appropriate use of force options; pursue fleeing suspects; perform rescue operations; prepare reports; identify significant crime trends; determine reasonable suspicion to detain and probable cause to arrest; engage in community and problem oriented policing strategies; operate law enforcement vehicle, willing to work day and night shift assignments and communicate effectively with the public.
High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment. Additional Education and Experience are necessary for progressive level(s). Applicants must be able to wear and use personal protective equipment.
Applicants must successfully pass the North Carolina Police Officer Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) prior to final offer of employment and must be able to pass the POPAT semiannually as a condition of employment. All new hires and transfers from other agencies must serve a 12 month probationary period. Note: This position is being advertised for a limited time and multiple candidates may be hired from the single posting.
The University Of North Carolina