Prince George's County Government
Office of Personnel
& Labor Relations
1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 159
Largo, MD 20774
Sworn Officers: 1,420
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The Prince George's County Police Department is seeking experienced officers to be considered for the position of Police Officer. Candidates must be currently certified as a Police Officer in the State of Maryland. The Police Department is seeking men and women that exhibit characteristics of good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity that blend together with a philosophy for community-oriented policing and a strong desire to serve the interest of the citizens of Prince George's County.
TYPICAL DUTIES: The typical duties of a police officer, upon whom public safety depends, include: responding to calls; maintaining order in an assigned patrol area; enforcing criminal and traffic laws mandated and authorized by the State and local laws and ordinances; report writing, courtroom presentation of cases; and providing effective and efficient service to the citizens of Prince George's County. Shift work is required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To submit an application, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.
THE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants must successfully complete all of the following:
Reasons for disqualification may include (but are not limited to) the following: poor work history; poor driving record; felony conviction; illegal drug usage, possession, distribution, sale or purchase; falsification of application or other documents; failure to meet physical standards; inability to competitively complete any of the component parts of the selection process; and/or any other disqualifying factor as determined by the Police Department.
CLOSING DATE: Completed applications must be received or postmarked by December 31, 2002.
TO APPLY: Applications can be obtained at the Office of Personnel and Labor Relations, any branch of the Prince George's County Memorial Library System, or any Prince George's County Police District Station. Applications must be accompanied by a copy of a current certification card issued by the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC). Submit completed applications to:
THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
Prince George's County
Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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