Police Officer Trainee
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Montgomery, AL 36104
Description: Provide protection and security for the citizens of Montgomery.
Skills: Incumbents provide protection through daily patrol, traffic, investigation, and communication efforts. Work also entails responding to emergency incidents, participating in narcotics undercover operations, and security crime scenes. Incumbents document in writing events and procedures of an important nature and may present that information in a court of law. Police officers are typically supervised by Sergeants and must respond and report through the chain of command. Employees who are not Alabama Peace Officers Standards (APOST) certified are appointed provisionally as Police Officer Trainees. Upon graduation from the Police Academy, employees are appointed to Police Officer and serve a 12-month probation period before becoming permanent employees.
Duties: Police officers serve as entry-level sworn personnel in one of the Montgomery Police Department (MPD) divisions.