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    If you are a knowledgeable, talented, and motivated individual and have experience in the application of police methods and techniques, consider joining the Division of Police, Police Operations Branch. The primary responsibility of the position is the investigation, apprehension, or detention of persons suspected of offenses against any criminal laws of the United States. If selected, you will work under the direct supervision of a sergeant and are required to carry a weapon as part of your duty uniform.

    These positions are located in the National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, Office of Research Services, Division of Police, Police Operations Branch in Bethesda, Maryland and Hamilton, Montana. For more information, please visit http://www.ors.od.nih.gov/Pages/home.aspx

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    If selected for the position, you will:

    • Initiate and conduct thorough investigations of criminal acts and other offenses involving felonies and misdemeanors under Federal, State, local, and departmental statutes;
    • Interview victims, suspects, and witnesses at crime scenes;
    • Respond to alarms involving crimes in progress, and question individuals to determine the nature of the emergency;
    • Conduct vehicle and foot patrols, investigate suspicious situations, and take appropriate action;
    • Assist with the investigation of traffic accidents;
    • Prepare testimony for presentation in court and follow through until final disposition;
    • Assist injured victims, administer first aid, and call for medical assistance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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