++Experienced Police Officer ++
Starting salary is $60,724 – $71,038
Under general supervision of assigned supervisor, performs duties in police service depending on the area of assignment. May be assigned to any of the work areas described below.
Lateral Transfer Information: see https://www.dfwairport.com/dps/
++Police Recruit ++
Starting Salary is $54,638
This is work as a trainee in classroom and in-service activities in the police service. Under immediate supervision, participates in classroom instruction and field training in police techniques and practices. Work is reviewed by written and practical examinations, and by observation for suitability for public safety work.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Depending on area of assignment determined by departmental requirements, and at the discretion of the department: •Responds to calls for police service to all locations on the airport; makes preliminary investigations of crime offenses, assists citizens and passengers to minimize inconveniences, assists with lost and disabled vehicles, enforces airport code, traffic regulations and criminal violations; assists other Public Safety personnel.
•Enforces federal, state and local laws, ordinances and resolutions, making arrests and issuing citations as appropriate. •Investigates offenses, accidents and suspicious circumstances or persons, collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses, and preparing reports.
•Deters persons who might engage in illegal activity through active visible patrols.
•Provides law enforcement support to the passenger and baggage screening process.
•Reports any hazard to persons or property to the proper authority to ensure correction.
•Actively patrols both public and restricted areas in support of the Airport Security Program.
•Assists other DPS divisions in the mitigation of threats to life and property.
•Stops and investigates all suspicious persons, vehicles, or circumstances.
•Proactively engages the airport community in constructive dialogue fostering positive relationships in support of the department’s community policing philosophy.
•Reports and seeks resolution to all offenses reported and observed.
•Pursues and apprehends escaping prisoners or felons.
•Aids outside police agencies when assistance is needed.
•Performs police work in a patrol car, on a bicycle or motorcycle, or on foot.
•Performs police work utilizing specialized equipment including but not limited to radar, special weapons, audio/video systems, and other equipment in support of law enforcement.
•Patrols remote and terminal parking areas to prevent criminal acts against employees and passengers, property and vehicles and apprehend violators.
•Performs investigations including, but not limited to, pre-employment and background, criminal, administrative and traffic investigations.
•Reviews design/construction plans and conducts inspections to ensure compliance with security and traffic regulations for Airport construction projects.
•Performs duties as K-9 handler: cares for dogs trained in explosive detection and serves as bomb technician; responds to bomb threats, systematically checking for suspect devices in Board facilities, terminals and aircraft; performs routine locker checks for suspect contents;