A packet with test session options, test sites, mandatory forms and further information will be emailed to applicants at a later date.Patrols assigned beat on foot or in/on appropriate police vehicle in order to: control traffic, prevent crime, prevent disturbance of peace, arrest violators.May be assigned to other units as well.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Provides law enforcement for the Police Department and ultimately the citizens of Owensboro to ensure productive, safe, efficient, and customer oriented administration of City services using generally accepted law enforcement practices under the direction of designated management with applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
• MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Be a US CitizenValid driver's licenseMust be minimum age 21 by test date listedHigh school diploma or GEDAn Associate's degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university in law enforcement, social sciences, communications, management, or other field which is job-related ORTwo (2) years active duty military ORThree (3) years law enforcement experience in a full-time capacity ORAn equivalent combination of job-related accredited college/university hours and prior law enforcement experience in a full-time capacity ORTwo (2) years full time experience employed in Central Dispatch at the Owensboro Police DepartmentShall not be convicted felon nor be guilty of a Class A OR 3 or more Class B misdemeanorsShall not have used illegal drugs within 12 months of anticipated hire dateApplicants who do not currently possess an Associate's Degree or its equivalent may also apply. A program offering college hours equivalent to an Associate's Degree may be extended to Academy attendees. If so, completion of this program will meet the education requirement for this position. If you have any questions, call 270-687-8861 or 270-687-8867.