Lateral/Comparative Compliance Park Police Officer
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) Montgomery County Park Police Division is currently accepting applications for Sworn Police Officers who are currently or previously certified in the State of Maryland (MPTC Certified) or meet Comparative Compliance standards. The M-NCPPC Park Police department is seeking men and women that exhibit characteristics of good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity.
Examples of Important Duties
Patrols an assigned beat in a patrol car, motorcycle, or on horseback, or foot; observes and reports incidents of vandalism, violations of state law and park rules and regulations; notes and reports unsafe and unsightly conditions within parks; directs traffic and parking; responds to calls for service and renders assistance as needed; secures a crime or accident scene and takes initial statements from victims and witnesses; apprehends, arrests, and books suspects; writes reports on incidents encountered during patrol; and,
On horseback performs crowd control duties during major events; grooms and examines horses for illness or injury; maintains tack and other equipment in good condition; feeds and stables horses at the end of shift; performs minor veterinary care;
On motorcycle patrols bike paths and regional park areas; maintains motorcycles on a routine maintenance basis;
On foot patrols regional parks or other areas on foot; assists with crowd control at ice rinks, concerts, etc.
May serve as Field Training Officer to supervise, instruct, and evaluate trainee police candidates during field training period.
Prepares cases and appears in Court to testify as arresting officer or witness.
May be assigned to perform preliminary or follow up investigations under supervision and prepares reports on evidence obtained.
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license