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Archuleta County, Colorado
Archuleta County Sheriff's Office
449 San Juan Street
Pagosa Springs, CO
$40,498 - $58,356
Sworn Officers: 12
The Archuleta County
Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Patrol Officer.
For application see:
This position performs a variety of
law enforcement functions:
Enforces local, state
and federal laws and ordinances for the protection of health, safety, welfare
and property of the public and community.
Assists community in
solving problems and maintenance of peace.
Patrols designated areas
for the purpose of preventing, identifying, and responding to suspicious or
Provides protection and
service to County citizens and property.
Responds to emergency
scenes and calls for service to provide assistance, direction, and support and
maintain law and order.
Responds to emergent and
non-emergent complaints of crimes or incidents.
investigations of crime scenes or incidents to gather pertinent facts and
witnesses, participants, and suspects at scene of incident or crime. Conducts
follow-up investigations as required.
Apprehends suspects and
manages the care, custody, and transportation of suspects and prisoners.
Conducts searches and
gathers, records, and preserves evidence and/or contraband.
Recovers lost and stolen
Documents incidents and
prepares records and reports of daily patrol activities.
for minor law violations.
Prepares complaints and
investigative reports for filing of criminal charges.
Appears in court as a
witness/complainant to testify in legal proceedings.
Serves civil and
criminal process papers.
Scope and application of
laws and regulations pertaining to public safety, law enforcement, laws of
arrest, civil and criminal matters, and use and possession of firearms.
and techniques of traffic and crowd control, rules of evidence, search and
seizure, investigations, interviewing/interrogation, criminal apprehension, and
Establish and maintain
effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of
other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
Adhere to departmental
professional and ethical standards of conduct.
Exhibit discretion and
provide professional customer service to clients and public.
Communicate clearly and
concisely, both verbally and in writing.
proficiency standards in the use of firearms.
Operate firearms, safety
equipment, vehicles, radios, computers, standard office equipment, restraint and
safety gear, and other special equipment as necessary.
Operate and communicate
on two-way radios.
Pass random drug and
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