Running head: POSITIONS OF POLICE OFFICER
Positions of Police Officers in Various States
POSITIONS OF POLICE OFFICER
Positions of Police Officer
The city of Edina, Hennepin County, Minnesota needs police officers to perform service
in compliance with governing laws and codes. Essential functions of this position include
enforcing laws and city codes and providing public safety through observing, investigating and
taking corrective actions (Police Officer Jobs, Employment in Minnesota, 2019). The basic
qualifications include a two-year degree and licensure by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer
Standards and Training (POST), valid driver’s license, and basic lifesaving/ first aid techniques.
Additional qualifications include knowledge of current police procedures and techniques, skills
in proper operation and maintenance of various equipment/weaponry used in police activities and
proper verbal and written communication skills.
The Police Department at Central Connecticut State University needs police officers to
perform full range of tasks of safety, protection, and security of individuals and property with
responsibility for law enforcement and full police powers. Qualifications required for this police
post include certification as law enforcement in the State of Connecticut. The Connecticut Police
Officer Standards and Training Council will employ any candidate with an incomplete pendin...