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Position Title: POLICE OFFICER
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: Beatrice, NE
Operates an automobile in patrolling the City of Beatrice for the prevention of crime and the enforcement of traffic laws, criminal laws, and city ordinances; responds to radio and telephone dispatches and self-initiates crime prevention; responsible for directing traffic, assisting motorists, escorts for parades and funerals, and traffic control at scenes of emergencies; investigates and prepares reports on all accidents, offenses, arrest, and various other incidents; gives directions, makes arrests, issues citations, and gives warnings; intervenes in private and public disputes to protect the public and to maintain order; appears in court to testify; investigates adult and juvenile complaints; performs interviews and interrogations on felony and misdemeanor crimes; and attends training.

The Beatrice Police Department allows opportunities to focus on specific areas of law enforcement. These areas include: bike patrol, S.W.A.T. team, crime scene team, drug investigator, school resource officer, firearms instructors, and various other opportunities.

The Beatrice Police Department is a modern department that includes: mobile data terminals in all patrol units, digital video recorders in all patrol units, digital cameras, laser and radar equipment, infrared equipment, and various other equipment.

Group health insurance plan: The City of Beatrice offers three (3) health insurance plan options, as well as dental and vision insurance.

All uniform and equipment is furnished, paid holidays and sick leave, two (2) weeks vacation the first year, retirement plan, paid life insurance plan, tuition reimbursement, in-house wellness center; monthly in-service training, and 12 hour work shifts.

Certified candidates are eligible for a lateral pay range at the discretion of the Chief of Police.

Applicants must: be 21 years of age; be a high school graduate or equivalent; have a valid Nebraska Operator’s License; have no felony convictions; and be of good moral character. Both certified and non-certified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Salary: $19.52 to $26.56
Closing Date: 5/30/2019
Contact Person: Sgt Brian Carver
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 402-223-4080
Contact Address:
201 N 5th St
Beatrice, NE 68310
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Opening Date: 4/27/2019

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