Patrol Community Service Officer

Patrol city housing projects and community parks to prevent crimes.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Patrol Community Service Officers do?

Patrols city housing projects and community parks to prevent crimes, quell disturbances, and maintain civic harmony: Travels assigned area on foot or motor scooter to observe civil activity and maintain security. Confers with individuals involved in disturbances to determine cause and course of action to take. Attempts to resolve disputes and calls POLICE OFFICER I in situations requiring arrest authority. Refers individuals and families to social agencies for assistance in resolving social or health problems.

Should I be a Patrol Community Service Officer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Community Service Officer, Patrol

    How to Become a
    Patrol Community Service Officer

    Patrol Community Service Officers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Patrol Community Service Officer-related education!
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