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Police Officer

Department: Police Department
Reports To: Sergeant

Position Summary: Responsible for patrolling the streets of Watford City and enforcing laws and city ordinances.Normally consisting of providing crime prevention and repression; performing criminal investigations; performing regulation of non-criminal activity; performing routine vehicle inspection of patrol unit on each shift; performing community service activities; responding to emergency situations and assisting in rescue operations; serving as tactical entry team member; and participating in training.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Degree (G.E.D.), or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Bachelor degree preferred. Completion of Basic Law Enforcement Academy. State Peace Officer’s License. Firearm Certification. Valid North Dakota Driver’s License. Radar Certification may be required.

For more information see job description in Related Links area.

Applications can be requested through the police department by calling 701-842-2280.

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In Watford I got to go to my first National Park. I made some friends and we went to the badlands and saw things we never heard of before like jackrabbits and mule deer. In my opinion Watford is the best city ever!

~ Justice C Staton-Grade 5

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