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New Castle County Police Department

About New Castle County Police Department:

The New Castle County Police Department is an equal employment agency with an authorized strength of 370 sworn police men and women. These officers are professionally trained and committed to providing outstanding service to a population of approximately 500,000 people. The department is continuously seeking qualified men and women from diverse backgrounds to fill police officers vacancies to ensure the department continues to mirror the communities we serve.

Positions Available:

Police Officer

-Enforces State laws and County regulations;
– Patrols an assigned area during a specific period in motorized police equipment;
– Checks doors and windows and examines premises of unoccupied buildings or residences in order to detect suspicious conditions;
– Subdues combatants and arrests dangerous criminals;
– Investigates suspicious conditions and complaints and makes arrests of persons who violate laws and ordinances;
– Accompanies prisoners to headquarters, jail, or court and appears in court as arresting officer;
– Directs traffic and either arrests or gives violation tickets to those who break traffic laws;
– Attends fires or accidents in assigned area as directed, giving all possible assistance and preparing necessary reports from investigations made;
– Maintains order in crowds and attends parades and other public gatherings;
– Watches for stolen cars and wanted or missing persons;
– Makes investigations and enforces County and State laws pertaining to juvenile offenders;
– Gives advice on laws and ordinances and general information to the public;
– Operates radio patrol car or patrol wagon as required;
– Operates radar unit for traffic control;
– Serves subpoenas and executes warrants issued by the courts of New Castle County;
– Provides escort service for public dignitaries, funerals, oversize vehicles, and explosive vehicles;
– Transports prisoners to specified destinations;
– Assists motorists whose vehicles are broken down or stranded;
– Acts for Police Sergeant in his or her absence as directed;
– Makes special investigations as directed in plain clothes;
– Promotes an ongoing attitude of dedication to excellent public service and ensures that external and internal customers are provided with the highest quality of service;
– Operates a personal computer and other related equipment in the course of the work.

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