Police Service Aide

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The Police Service Aides, working under the Support Captain, provides assistant for various department personnel. Police Service Aides are non sworn personnel assigned to the police department. Their duties can vary greatly but can include: filing parking and warning citations, assisting officers with their reports (if needed), tending to stray animals that are brought into the department, and taking the black and white units to the car wash. Police Service Aides may also be assigned to aid school crossing and assist in answering non emergency phone calls in dispatch if needed.

A Police Service Aide's position is a great introduction into Police work. You get to work for and see how different sections of the station such as the Detective Bureau, Dispatch, Patrol and the Jail operate. While working at the station you will learn variety of codes, laws, and procedures that will be a necessity in a law enforcement career. The station offers many positions that an Police Service Aide can advance to such as Parking Enforcement, Services Officer, and Police Officer. You will get firsthand experience of what the various personnel in the department do and what is required of them.