Knowledge of the administrative directives of both the City of Midland and the Police Department.
Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations; interprets and applies as necessary.
Knowledge of technical aspects of crime prevention and law enforcement
including investigation and identification, patrol, traffic control,
records management, and care and custody of persons and property.
Knowledge of the geography of the city and the surrounding vicinity.
Knowledge of law enforcement and criminal justice system principles.
Knowledge of the safe use of firearms and other modern police equipment.
Knowledge of operational characteristics, services, and activities of a patrol program.
Skill in communicating clearly and concisely, both oral and written.
Skill to plan, organize and manage time effectively.
Skill to resolve a variety of situations characterized by conflict or danger.
Works independently in the absence of supervision.
Skill to perform duties using baton or ASP and approved arrest tactics.