Duties of Police Officers

Duties of police officers include:

  • Apprehending criminals and other offenders and others who may lawfully be taken into custody
  • Assisting victims of crime
  • Completing prescribed training
  • Enforcing city ordinances
  • Executing warrants that are to be executed by police officers and performing related duties
  • Performing the lawful duties that the Chief of Police assigns
  • Preserving the peace
  • Preventing crimes and other offenses and providing assistance and encouragement to other persons in their prevention
  • Protecting life and preventing injury
  • Protecting property