Police Aide

Perform tasks to relieve police officers of clerical duties.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Police Aides do?

Performs any combination of following tasks in police department to relieve police officers of clerical duties: Types and files police forms, such as accident reports, arrest records, evidence cards, and attendance records and schedules. Posts information to police records, manually or using typewriter or computer. Gives information to public, over phone or in person, concerning arrests, missing persons, or other police related business. Operates telephone system to take or relay information. Receives and records physical evidence recovered from crime scenes by police officers.

Should I be a Police Aide?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Office Aide

    How to become a Police Aide

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