This position serves as a uniformed Police Officer assigned to the Edward Hines Jr. VA Medical Center, Hines, IL, appointed as a law enforcement official under Title 38 of the United States Code. Section 1.218, authorized to carry firearms and make arrests.Learn more about this agency
-Recognizes and determines if a crime is about to be committed, is in the process of being committed, or has already been committed.
-Distinguishes and properly classifies criminal or civil violations that may occur.
-Recognizes difference in "normal" and "deviant" behavior.
-Independently conducts foot patrol for a prescribed patrol area over the course of a regular shift.
-Writes Investigative Reports covering incidents on his/her shift containing pertinent information, which is factual, classified properly, and submits such reports in a timely manner.
-Informs individuals about their rights as suspects and/or witnesses.
-Responds to calls or alarms involving crimes in progress or just discovered.
-Questions victims and witnesses at the scene of an incident to determine the reasons for a call for assistance.
-Issues citations for personally observed violations of the law, rules, or regulations.
-Assists victims of accidents or assault by providing first aid, and/or calling for medical assistance, or assists in transporting to a specific location for medical treatment.
-Obtains statements from persons involved in or witnessing accidents.
-Records observations about traffic conditions, vehicle locations and other pertinent information for accident reports.
-Pursues and apprehends persons fleeing a crime scene or attempting to resist arrest while on VA property.
-Subdues individuals causing disturbances such as in family disputes, disrupting normal working operations, etc.
-Identifies and reacts to overcome life threatening situations such as natural or man-made disasters hostage, situations, terrorist attack, kidnap, or felony assault.
-Gives out crime prevention information and advice during patrols and when in contact with individuals.
-Directs traffic ensuring normal traffic flow, especially during congested times such as shift change and when an accident has occurred.
-Conducts extensive foot patrols and conducts physical security checks to include testing alarm and intrusion system.
-Other related duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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