Meridian Police Department

Employment

JOB OPENINGS WILL BE POSTED HERE:

POLICE OFFICER CITY OF MERIDIAN

Description
Perform law enforcement work in order to preserve public peace and protect lives, property and rights of the public and to enforce statutory law and municipal ordinances under the Chief of Police.
Essential Functions:

1.   Enforces laws and ordinances by ticketing traffic law violators, writing citations  and offense reports  and arresting offenders.
2.     Protects citizens by patrolling businesses and residential areas and looking for  suspicious persons or events.
3.     May perform other duties by serving warrants, transporting prisoners, testifying in  court, SRO,  completing computer work, enforce city ordinances, investigation  crime scenes, collecting evidence.
4.     Documents enforcement and investigation efforts through complete and concise  reports, obtains statements from witnesses and confessions from suspects,  prepares affidavits and criminal complaints.

Requirements
High school diploma or equivalency. Must possess and maintain the following: 1. Valid Texas Operator Driver's License; 2. Texas Police Officer certification.  Experience in law enforcement preferred.

Salary
Completive health care benefits, 5% 2:1 retirement with TMRS and salary range $40,435.00 - $47,507.00 depending on certification, education and time in position.

 

 

 

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Meridian City Ordinances
Outstanding Warrants
Emergency Notification System