Law Enforcement Job Description

March 13, 2010 | By More

Law Enforcement Job Profile and Description

Law Enforcement officer’s job is to execute specific assignments in compliance with standard rules and procedures. Most officers prefer to specialize in one or more field of activities such as investigation, compliance, police, security position etc. Their main task involves enforcing laws implanted for the security of property and people by interrogating, detaining, incarcerating and arresting suspected violators. They also appear as a witness for all their law enforcement activities at trials.

Duties and Specifications

  • Conducting inquiries on all investigations and complaints in a prompt, chivalrous, and professional manner.
  • Serving and delivering summonses, subpoenas, warrants, and various official documents promptly.
  • Investigating all accidental cases brought to department’s attention.
  • Coordinating efforts with other law enforcement agencies in ensuring the maximal achievement of department’s objectives.
  • Typewriting perfect and concise reports as required.
  • Acquiring and recording information related to events during the accomplishment of assigned task.
  • Conducting building, plumbing, and land use inspections.
  • Issuing building, floodplain management, plumbing, land use, demolition and sign permits.
  • Communicating with fellow professionals and superiors concerning the information gathered while conducting investigation.
  • Performing necessary inspections and assisting the public.
  • Participating in site plan review and planning purposes.
  • Taking appropriate enforcement legal action against any violation of established rules and policies.
  • Conducting traffic stops and issuing warnings, summons, arrests and defects for violation of law enforcement rules.
  • Maintaining an effective working cognition of all applicable and appropriate laws.

Skills and Specifications

  • Ability to endure the job concerned danger and stress.
  • Physical ability to execute various duties related to inspection.
  • Should be able to write and read.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition.
  • Should have no criminal record.
  • Able to work under negligible supervision.

Education and Qualifications

  • Degree in any field related to law from an accredited institution.
  • Basic course in law enforcement training is an added advantage.

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