Police Officer (Entry and Lateral level)

Location: Fremont, California

Fremont invites applications for the position of police Officer (Entry Level). Police Officers interact with the citizens of Fremont to perform community oriented law enforcement and crime prevention. In addition, incumbents control traffic, investigate vehicle accidents, enforce state and local traffic regulations, laws and ordinances, and perform related work as assigned or required. Examples of Duties * Operate advanced motorized equipment and technology while patrolling or walking an assigned area for the prevention of crime and the enforcement of laws and regulations. * Respond to radio messages or telephone instructions and appear at scenes of crime or disorder. * Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, offenses and damage to property. * Make arrests, issue citations and direct traffic. * Intervene in private or public disputes to protect the public and maintain order. * Serve subpoenas and warrants. * Write case reports and a log of activities. * Interrogate victims, witnesses and suspects. * Appear in court to present evidence, and otherwise assist in criminal investigations.

  • High school graduation, or equivalent, is required.
  • California Government Code Section 1031(a) requires that Police Officers be citizens of the
  • United States. California Government Code Section
  • 1031.5 requires that permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as Police Officers be eligible for and have applied for citizenship.
  • Must be 20-1/2 years of age at time of filing and 21 years of age at time of appointment (no upper age limit).
  • Must pass a written test and a physical agility test.
  • Ability to pass a job related medical examination, which will include a drug screen, and a psychological evaluation.
  • Must pass an extensive background check including a polygraph examination. A record of repeated criminal misdemeanors and/or felony violations or other infractions of the law may be disqualifying.
  • Possession of a Class C California driver's license at the time of appointment and satisfactory driving record is required.

Contact Information

Contact: Mike Gilfoy, Fremont Police Department
Email: mgilfoy@fremont.gov
Phone: 510-790-6674

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