Patrol Officer Eligibility List 2023

Application Deadline: 2023-02-07
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Sheriff’s deputies perform varied duties relating to the protection of life and property within Brown County. Deputies are responsible for interacting with the public in matters requiring knowledge of laws and rules along with agency policies and procedures. They enhance safety of the community through prevention and crime control, preserving peace, regulating traffic and providing emergency services. Sheriff’s Deputies are expected to show initiative in identifying and resolving community problems, engaging citizens and serving victims.

Preference will be given to candidates who are certified or who will soon be certifiable, unless sponsored.
Essential Duties
Provide effective and efficient patrol coverage of a section during an assigned shift
Respond to a variety of dispatched calls for service including both emergency and non-emergency incidents
Investigate crimes and ordinance violations, detect and apprehend violators
Arrest and make criminal referrals
Provide back-up assistance to other officers
Engage in foot pursuits and lawful use-of-force actions to effect the apprehension of offenders
Ensure traffic safety through regular patrols and traffic stops, warn or arrest traffic violators
Investigate traffic collisions
Conduct follow-up investigations
Establish and maintain perimeter control of active scenes
Conduct canvasses and searches for suspects, witnesses and evidence
Collect, safeguard, label and package evidence
Prepare agency reports including criminal cases for prosecution
Provide honest, credible courtroom testimony
Conduct lawful searches including pat-downs, booking, home and vehicle
Check buildings for security
Intervene in public and private disputes
Render first aid and other compassionate care to victims, witnesses and suspects
Direct traffic
Transport prisoners
Provide security to the courts
Serve civil and criminal process papers
Represent agency through presentations to groups of various sizes and ages
Carry, maintain and qualify with agency issued firearm
Use deadly force in accordance with law and policy
Ensure proper operation of all assigned equipment
Perform routine maintenance of agency equipment
Operate police equipment and vehicles safely and proficiently both in emergency and non-emergency mode
Maintain punctuality for assigned shifts and work overtime and extra hours as required
Attend assigned training and conferences
Respect the constitutional rights of all citizens
Know and follow agency policies and code of conduct
Other related duties as assigned by the Patrol Captain

Performs related functions as assigned

Electronic Control Device
Body Camera
First Aid Equipment/Tourniquet
O.C. Spray
Expandable or wood baton
Agency police radio equipment
Squad car emergency use equipment (light bar, siren speaker, etc.)
Highway safety equipment
Other equipment deemed necessary to perform duties

Watch this video for more information on our physical agility test:
Manual dexterity to operate agency firearms, control devices and other equipment
Intermittent movement from sitting, standing or stooping
Frequent bending, twisting and squatting; occasional climbing, grappling and swimming
Physical ability to perform basic law enforcement activities
Tolerating driving and sitting in a squad car for up to seven hours
Lifting, bending, climbing and reaching
Running after a fleeing suspect and jumping over objects
Ability to physically take a suspect into custody while handling a physical confrontation
Ability to utilize force to protect one’s self or others
Distinguishing sounds at various frequencies and volumes
Distinguishing people or objects at varied distances under a variety of light conditions
Withstanding temperature changes in the work environment
Tolerating exposure to cold, heat, noise, vibration and atmospheric conditions
Tolerating exposure to hazards in the work environment
Must be able to pass a pre-employment medical/physical
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
Associate Degree (or at least 60 Associate Level college credits) or a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
First Aid and C.P.R Certification (preferred but not required)
Radar Certification (preferred but not required)
Must pass WI DOJ Reciprocity exam if certified from another state
Valid Law Enforcement Certification, or must be certifiable in the State of Wisconsin before beginning field training

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of State Motor Vehicle Laws

Knowledge of statutes and local ordinances

Knowledge of agency policies and procedures

Knowledge of and ability to perform first aid

Knowledge of investigative techniques and skills

Knowledge, skill and ability to operate an emergency motor vehicle

Knowledge, skill and ability to safely handle agency firearms

Proficiency with computer and software programs

Effective oral and written communication skills

Ability to prepare clear and accurate written reports

Ability to follow written and oral instructions

Ability to accept responsibility and exercise sound judgment

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the public and other governmental agency personnel

Ability to complete required training of physical skills

Ability to work the required hours of the position

Ability to meet the agency’s physical standards and maintain good health and fitness

Ability to maintain a professional appearance and demeanor

Ability to deal courteously and effectively with people who are fearful, intoxicated, belligerent, resistive, combative, irrational, delusional and/or threatening

High moral character and integrity

Ability to handle stress and adversity

Conscientious work habits (dependability, initiative, attention to detail, personal accountability)

Interpersonal skills (social sensitivity, tolerance, confidence, teamwork)

Intellectual abilities (decision making and judgment)

Other Requirements:
United States Citizenship

At least 21 years of age

No felony or domestic violence convictions

Legally able to carry a firearm

Deadline Note: