This is a non-paid/volunteer position.
This position requires a minimum of 20 hours of service per month. The general duties of this position are the protection of life and/or property through enforcement of laws. Work performed involves an element of personal danger. Employees work under general supervision following a period of field training and may be assigned to work on patrol, at headquarters, on special assignments, or as plainclothes investigators. Employees are accountable to and evaluated by field commanders who review work methods and results through observation, reports, inspection, and discussion.
- Patrols areas of the city on foot, horseback, or in a vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce motor vehicle and parking regulations and correct traffic hazards.
- Answers calls and complaints received by radio, telephone, or in person involving emergency, disorder, and crime.
- Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries, takes statements and tends to proper disposition of the information or directs them to proper authorities.
- Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and locates witnesses.
- Makes arrests and/or takes prisoners to jail.
- Appears in court to present evidence and/or testify as required.
- Conducts specialized investigations and raids.
- Conducts police-related community awareness and public relations work.
- May administer basic first aid.
- The examples of work performed are not intended to be all-inclusive. The City of Wichita reserves the right to assign additional duties as needed.