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Police Service Technician


Perform non-sworn law enforcement support services.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Receives reports of bicycle theft, lost and found articles, etc.
  • Performs investigative work for traffic accidents not involving injury.
  • Performs basic crime scene duties such as lifting fingerprints, taking measurements and photographs, and collecting evidence.
  • Responds to non-emergency police incidents including abandoned property, criminal mischief, obscene/threatening phone calls, etc.
  • Performs desk officer duties, greeting public, taking reports, conducts fingerprinting activities, issue visitor permits, etc.
  • Performs traffic control junctions, crowd control at special events.
  • Assists with traffic accident investigations, assists motorists with disabled vehicles, traffic direction, etc.

Education and Experience

A high school diploma and one year of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Some positions may require proficiency in typing.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically include supervisory responsibility.

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