Police Officer

  • Town of Collierville
  • Collierville, Tennessee
  • Jun 12, 2019
Full Time Criminology and Forensics
  • Salary: $36,000 Annually
  • Salary Top: $58,845
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 901-457-2290
  • Apply By: Sep 10, 2019

Summary

To be considered for this position, we must receive either in person or by mail, an original Town of Collierville Police Application: Applications are available to download at www.collierville.com under the Employment Opportunities tab, or you may obtain one from our Human Resources Office located at 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN, 38017, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Completed applications must be submitted either by mail or in person to the above address. We are unable to accept faxed or emailed applications.

Job Description

Why join the Town of Collierville Police Department?
The Collierville Police Department has been proud of its many accomplishments in the prevention and reduction of crime, as well as its accomplishments to the community. The department is regularly evaluated by national accreditation organizations. Compliance with accreditation standards affirms that the Collierville Police Department is recognized as representing the very best in current law enforcement practices.

Mission & Vision
It is the mission of the Collierville Police Department to enhance the quality of life of our citizens by providing a foundation for community partnerships, enforcing the law fairly and impartially with integrity and professionalism to ensure peace without oppression, while maintaining compassion for the diversity of needs of our residents and visitors.
It is the vision of the Collierville Police Department to maintain the confidence and trust of the community, to preserve and strengthen community bonds, and to continue exceptional professional service with integrity, honesty and compassion.

What can you expect when hired?
Newly employed Police Officers are sent to a Basic Police School for 12 weeks. Upon completion of the Basic Police School, new officers are assigned to a three or four month comprehensive field training program. This work/training environment develops job confidence and expertise under the direction of qualified Training Officers.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

*An associate degree (60+ semester hours) from an accredited college; or two (2) years’ previous experience as a full-time law enforcement officer; or two (2) years of active duty military experience.

*A degree in Criminal Justice or a related field is preferred, however, majors with a concentration in management, technology, behavioral sciences, physical education or other related fields are acceptable; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

*Incumbents must be citizens of the United Stated of America.

*Applicant must possess an Honorable Discharge and provide a DD214, if they have prior experience in the Armed Forces.

*Must possess upon hire or complete within six (6) months of hire the State of Tennessee Police Officer P.O.S.T. certification and maintain appropriate certification throughout employment. Must be in compliance with TCA 38-8-106.

Special Instructions

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