Community Service Officer
Company: City of Olathe
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Thoroughly investigate reported crimes to include the issuance of
criminal and traffic related municipal citations and District Court
case reviews.? Coordinate and facilitate citizen interactions with
Olathe Police Department personnel.? Assist sworn personnel with
investigations through radio communication, National and local data
base searches, and entry/removal of litigious and confidential
information toward the Department's mission to prevent, reduce and
- Assist the public in person and by telephone; provide
information on City and Department programs, policies and
- Completes walk-in reports; including criminal, general
information, traffic accidents, and other reports
- Monitor facility security including holding facility.
- Prepare investigative and other reports using appropriate
grammar, symbols, and mathematical computations.
- Communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement
radio channels while initiating and responding to radio
- Gather information in criminal investigations by interviewing
and obtaining the statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and
- Assist sworn personnel researching secured databases for
information regarding addresses, persons, warrants, and ex-parte
- Enter NCIC information related to the removal or entry of
missing persons, wanted persons, and stolen items.
- Ensure accuracy of information entered/removed into NCIC and
REJIS databases by routinely auditing both systems.
- Identify needs requiring a uniformed presence and dispatches
officers. Create calls for service relating to issues at the Olathe
Police Department building.
- Effectively communicate with people, including juveniles, by
giving information and directions, mediating disputes and advising
of rights and processes.
- Read and comprehend legal and non-legal documents including the
preparation, processing, and issuance of such documentation?as
citations, affidavits, and warrants.
- Distinguish and complete legal action of investigations to
include serving appropriate citations, notice to appears, and
- Files and removes appropriate legal documents.
- Maintain accurate and complete records, reports, and files:
provide documentation?to appropriate agencies as required by
- Collect, process and photograph evidence including fingerprints
and other physical evidence.
- Obtain photographs for suspect identification and creating
suspect line-ups for witness identification.
- Daily Access to over 10 databases to research/utilize
information related to criminal investigations.
- Appear and provide testimony in city, state, and federal court
as required.? ? EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION GUIDELINES Any combination
of experience and education that would likely provide the required
knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to
obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:?Required:
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's
- Previous office experience
- Experience or Education in law enforcement
- Certification as a notary publicReasons for Disqualification
- FALSE STATEMENT:??False statement of material
fact/deception/fraud, or intentional withholding of the same;
- FELONIES:? No felony convictions ever and no commission of a
felony in the past?five years, subject to review;
- MISDEMEANORS:? Conviction/Commission of a Class "A" misdemeanor
within the past?five years, subject to review.? No
conviction/commission of a Class "B" misdemeanor within the
past?two years to include a Failure to Appear traffic conviction,
subject to review.
- DRIVING RECORD:? Commission/Conviction of a DUI in the
past?five years.? Three or more citations within the last twelve
months.? Three or more chargeable or at fault accidents within the
past?five years.? Overall driving history which is deemed
- PROBATION/PAROLE:? Currently on probation, parole or diversion
(inclusive or deferred adjudication).? Pardoned for any reason
other than being innocent.
- NARCOTICS/CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE:? Use of any illegal drug, other
than marijuana, within the past?five years or the sale of a
controlled substance at any time.
- MARIJUANA:? No use of marijuana in the last?two years.
- MILITARY DISCHARGE/CONDUCT:? Discharge that is less than
- UNACCEPTABLE BACKGROUND:? Work history, educational history,
military service, general reputation, and interpersonal
- TATTOO POLICY: Any?visible?tattoo must be covered by; clothing,
a flesh-colored bandage, or a flesh-colored or black sleeve which
does not detract from the appearance of the uniform. Employees are
prohibited from having and/or obtaining any tattoo, any place on
their body, which is offensive, immoral, or presents an
unprofessional appearance as deemed by any Department or City
policy, or the Chief of Police
- PIERCINGS:?Piercings are limited to two earrings per ear and
"no gauged body parts."
- CITY WIDE NEPOTISM POLICY:? Any applicant who has a member of
their immediate family employed full-time or part-time by the City
of Olathe is not eligible for employment.
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