Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to:
  • Extreme Cold
  • Extreme Heat
  • High, Moving Mechanical Parts
  • Outside Weather Conditions
  • Precarious Places, Fumes or Airborne Particles
  • Risk of Electrical Shock
  • Risk of Radiation
  • Risk of Vibration
  • Toxic or Caustic Chemicals
  • Wet/and or Humid Conditions
  • Works With Explosives
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


The work of a commissioned police officer involves an element of personal danger. Police officer must be able to exercise sound, independent judgment under stress. Assignments may include work on special tasks which call upon specialized abilities and knowledge possessed by the officer.

Work assignments can be general or specific and special instructions are received from a supervisor who reviews work methods and results through reports, personal inspection and discussion.