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  • Patrol Officer (HIRING BONUS)

    Job Description Title: Roving Patrol Officer Reports To: Patrol Supervisor or Operation Manager Location: Silver Spring, Maryland and Surrounding Area Compensation: Hourly, $16.00-$20.00 Supervises: None Benefits: * $600.00 Hiring Bonus * $3,500 Annual Tuition Assistance * 401K Retirement Plan * Uniforms Provided * Next Day Pay (Optional) * Supplemental Insurance * Paid Training & Certifications * Paid Time Off (Full Time Employees) * Advancement Opportunities Available Position Summary: Signal Patrol Officer's conduct security services on courtyards, offices, pools, and other high value areas to ensure all required access points are properly secured and to ensure protection of property and residents with a high degree of attentiveness to details and safety. All duties listed below are minimum requirements - additional duties listed in the site's Post Orders are requirements as well. Soft Skills: * Visioning: Understanding the big picture and requirements necessary to deliver services that reflect company values, goals and purpose. Can you exhibit our core values, creating peace of mind for our clients? * Strategic Planning: Effective engagement, communication, planning & execution of daily patrol responsibilities while meeting established deadlines. Can you effectively complete a tour of duty in the allotted time? * Financial Acumen: Understanding company measurements while executing the necessary behaviors to drive performance. Can you manage your time on property which equates with the bill rate on the site? * Team Development: Communicate with Clients, Team Members and Management effectively and in a timely manner, receiving and relaying feedback and executing follow up as needed. Can you work cohesively with a team, delivering on key objectives? * Project Management: Complete understanding and execution of daily tasks and efficiently delivering services that meet the needs of the business. Can you complete your daily assigned tasks and communicate maintenance needs of company assets? Responsibilities: * Will conduct and deliver Dedicated services that reflect the company's values, expectations and consistent service in alignment with site expectations/post orders. * Will write detailed and accurate reports during each shift that serves Client needs and concerns. * Interacting with internal and external personnel on site and promptly report any information that may impact the relationship of the Client to their direct supervisor, the Site Lead Officer or the Dedicated (Site) Supervisor. * Responsible for the care of any S88 equipment assigned during shift including radios, access keys/cards and devices, etc. * Manage daily activities while meeting key benchmarks and expectations set by direct Supervisor such as reporting standards and service quality. * Communicate with direct Supervisor to receive and disseminate information through daily huddles, such as the Client needs through post orders to ensure operational excellence and efficiency. Requirements: * 21 years of age or older * High school diploma or GED * Pass background investigation * Pass drug test * Valid driver's license * Reliable transportation * Ability to work some overnights * Excellent organization, oral, and written communication skills * Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members * Ability to conform to established procedures and to help identify and solve problems * Ability to get along with other employees, follow directions, work under stress, add value and continuously improve * Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times * May not have been convicted of a felony, sexual offense, or crime that questions honesty and integrity Powered by JazzHR DEQv0EnEn5
    $600 weekly24d ago
  • Former Law Enforcement Officer - Female

    Founded in 1978 by 3-time Presidential appointee, Gavin de Becker, our firm's Protectors, Analysts, and Investigators are committed to our mission of protecting human life through the assessment, prediction, and management of violence.
    $65k-85k yearly28d ago
  • Roving Patrol & Dedicated Officer (HIRING BONUS)

    * Interacting with internal and external personnel on site and promptly report any information that may impact the relationship of the Client to their direct supervisor, the Site Lead Officer or the Dedicated (Site) Supervisor.
    $600 weekly31d ago
  • Police Officer

    You will serve as a Police Officer for the DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY.
    $36.1k-75.3k yearly3d ago
  • Deputy Sheriff I

    The duties of a Deputy Sheriff I are mandated by federal, state, county, and agency regulations, and performs a variety of essential deputy sheriff duties in the field of law enforcement, specifically in the areas of correctional services, community corrections, court services, and administration, and any other assigned duties. Note: The Deputy Sheriff I works a 12.5-hour shift inside the Adult Detention Center, the shift options are: The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office has provided 280 years of dedicated and professional service to the approximately 1.3 million residents of Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, and the towns of Herndon and Vienna. The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office is looking for individuals who want to contribute to the outstanding quality of life that Fairfax citizens currently enjoy. About the Department: The Fairfax County Sheriff's Office employs some of the County's most dedicated and professional employees, comprised of nearly 600 sworn members, many of whom carry national reputations as authorities in their field.
    $55.3k-94.6k yearly4d ago
  • Supervisory Police Officer

    This position serves as a Supervisory Police Officer, assigned to any shift, and is responsible for the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws, ordinances, and regulations. * Gaithersburg, MD As a Supervisory Police Officer, you will: This vacancy is for a Supervisory Police Officer in the Office of the Secretary within the Department of Commerce, Office of Intelligence and Security (OIS), Office of Security (OSY), NIST Police Services Group.
    $54.9k-92.3k yearly11d ago
  • Lateral/Certified Police Officer (Eligibility Listing)

    The Rockville City Police Department provides law enforcement-related services to approximately 70,000 residents; responsibility is shared with the Montgomery County Department of Police. To be considered for employment as a police officer, you must be able to meet the following standards: Must be currently certified as a Police Officer through the Maryland Police Correctional Training Commission (MPCTC) or have been certified as a Police Officer through the MPCTC within the past 3 years; years 3 - 5 require comparative compliance training; AND/OR Rockville City Police Officers perform routine service and law enforcement work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments. City officers respond to calls for service as necessary and utilize partnerships to solve problems and to deal with issues affecting the safety and quality of life in all City neighborhoods. The Rockville City Police Department is a progressive, professional, and nationally accredited law enforcement agency, is seeking highly motivated men and women for Police Officer positions.
    $70k-105.2k yearly19d ago
  • Deputy Sheriff

    Arlington County Sheriff's Office, nationally recognized for Excellence and awarded re-accreditation by the American Correctional Association Commission (ACA), is now accepting applications for testing for Deputy Sheriff positions.
    $26.2 hourly60d+ ago
  • University Police Officer

    $40k-52k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Police Officer,Non-Certified

    * Must qualify for Police Officer appointment under DCJS guidelines. This police officer position is responsible for providing security for college and personal property at the College through crime prevention activities, patrol, thorough investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State laws. This is accomplished by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of the situation and by enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth and regulations of Northern Virginia Community College and VCCS. * To provide a safe environment for the Faculty, Staff, Students, and visitors to the College, by the enforcement of the Laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, College rules and regulations, and responding to the service needs of the College
    $55k-73.2k yearly10d ago
  • Police Officer I

    Fairfax County possesses a stellar reputation nationally as the safest jurisdiction of our size among the top fifty major cities. The Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) is looking for individuals Opportunity to transfer VRS (Virginia Retirement System) into Fairfax County Retirement System (FCRS). to join our team to provide law enforcement and public safety services to the community in Fairfax County.
    $56.7k-97k yearly60d+ ago
  • Police Officer (Physical Security)

    This position requires travel and the selected candidate must be able to travel outside the Washington Metropolitan area as required on short notice. Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be a current USCP officer below the rank of Sergeant and attained the rank of Private First Class. Must be a USCP Officer below the rank of Sergeant; have successfully completed your probationary period; and attained the rank of Private First Class (PFC) by the closing date of this announcement.
    $50k-68k yearly est.11d ago
  • Deputy Sheriff Recruit

    Join Frederick County Government staff for an all-inclusive Deputy Sheriff hiring event! This sworn professional position provides a full range of law enforcement services to Frederick County through community oriented and team management approaches. On this day, applicants will have the opportunity to receive a free physical examination for acceptance to participate in the Sheriff's Office Physical Agility test for Deputy Sheriff - Recruits, interview with a team of Deputy SheriffCommand Staff, and complete the required written examination. Other employee paid benefits such as Deferred Compensation Plan, Legal Resources, Supplemental Life Insurance, etc.For more information, visit our benefits page on the Frederick County Government job opportunities webpage. The following is what you can expect in your first year as a full time benefited Frederick County Government employee. If you are a person who wants to make a difference, give back to your community, and be a voice for change, apply to Frederick County Government today. Frederick County offers an extensive compensation package to reflect how much we value our employees.
    $41k-54k yearly est.24d ago
  • Police Officer

    Discover a challenging and rewarding career with the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Law Enforcement Directorate the sole agency responsible for securing and protecting the nation's most known military landmark, the Pentagon. Incumbents will be assigned to the National Capital Region Division (Alexandria, Virginia), which falls under the responsibility of PFPA.
    $37k-51k yearly est.11d ago
  • Police Officer Collateral Assignment (Crisis Negotiation Team)

    The USCP safeguards the U.S. Congress, the legislative process, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption, or terrorism. 1. Must be a USCP Officer below the rank of Sergeant and attained the rank of Private First Class (PFC) by the closing date of this announcement.
    $77.5k-132.6k yearly11d ago
  • Police Officer (Dignitary Protection)

    * Maintain suitable order and decorum within the Supreme Court Building and grounds, to include policing demonstrations and large-scale events; This is a full-time position within the Dignitary Protection Unit of the Supreme Court of the United States. Applicants without LEO experience may apply to our Police Officer (Entry-Level) vacancy. * Prepare numerous reports to include incident, found property, accident, and arrest reports, as well as testify in court. The Supreme Court of the United States Police is a Federal law enforcement agency that derives its authority from United States Code 40 U.S.C. * Utilize expert knowledge of protective operations, countermeasures, protective intelligence, and general law enforcement duties to safeguard protectees of the Supreme Court of the United States; * Dignitary Protection for the Supreme Court Justices, both domestically and internationally; 6121. The Supreme Court Police enforce Federal and District of Columbia laws and regulations, as well as enforce regulations governing the Supreme Court Building and grounds prescribed by the Marshal and approved by the Chief Justice of the United States. The Supreme Court Police Dignitary Protection Unit is responsible for providing a full range of protective security services, to include: The Supreme Court Police are responsible for providing a full range of police services, to include: The department's mission is to ensure the integrity of the Constitutional Mission of the Supreme Court of the United States by protecting the Supreme Court, the Justices, employees, guests, and visitors. * Protection of the Supreme Court Building and grounds, and persons and property therein;
    $73.9k-126.3k yearly20d ago

    You will serve as a LEAD POLICE OFFICER (DESK/PATROL SERGEANT) in the Provost Marshal Office/Marine Corps Police Department of MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO.
    $37k-51k yearly est.10d ago
  • University Police Officer I - Private

    The University of Maryland Department of Public Safety (UMPD) is a full-service, legislated police agency that serves the myriad needs of the students, faculty, staff, and visitors within its jurisdiction. UMPD is seeking dynamic individuals that exhibit good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity combined with excellent communication skills to serve the University of Maryland community. UMPD is currently recruiting candidates to be considered for the position of University Police Officer I. University of Maryland Police Officers patrol designated areas by vehicle and foot; respond to calls for assistance and emergencies; apprehend, detain, process, and arrest individuals who violate Maryland Vehicle and Criminal laws; interacts with and establishes rapport with the campus community; testifies in court cases as necessary, and work rotating shifts.
    $48k-60k yearly est.20d ago
  • Police Officer I - ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY

    * This is an announcement only, please see below for more information regarding the application and evaluation process for Police Officer I * Patrols a designated area of the City on foot, on a radio-equipped motorcycle, or in a radio-equipped car to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce motor vehicle operation and parking regulations;
    $39k-49k yearly est.23d ago
  • Police Officer (Entry Level) (6092)

    Please note that COVID vaccinations are now mandatory for all City staff, and will be confirmed with other pre-employment screenings once an offer has been extended. Starting salary for Police Officer candidates is $62,871.42 * Enforcing all applicable City, local, state and federal laws; The City of Takoma Park is a small jurisdiction in Montgomery County, Maryland bordering the District of Columbia and Prince George's County. Under general supervision, officers patrol City streets; enforce local, state and federal laws; maintains law and order and protects life and property, and deters crime. Inhabited by a diverse and politically active population of 17,000 residents, Takoma Park is known for its progressive policies, historic tree-lined neighborhoods, and independent businesses. The City of Takoma Park is proud to be a workforce of almost 200 staff, including about 40 sworn officers and 25 civilian staff, that are as diverse as the community we serve.
    $62.9k yearly5d ago

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Average Salary For a Patrolman

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Patrolman is $38,920 per year or $19 per hour. The highest paying Patrolman jobs have a salary over $51,000 per year while the lowest paying Patrolman jobs pay $29,000 per year

Updated March 19, 2023
Average Patrolman Salary
$36,397 yearly
$19 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Patrolman

Security Officer

A security officer is responsible for maintaining the peace and safety of everyone by regularly patrolling and monitoring surveillance equipment within the assigned premises. Security officers' duties also include reporting suspicious behaviors, restricting trespassers and unauthorized personnel from entering the establishment, providing incident reports for policy violations, and adhering to the standard protocols and legal requirements set by the management. Security offers must also have excellent decision-making and critical-thinking skills and extensive knowledge of emergency drills in case any unfortunate circumstances arise.


A Sergeant is responsible for supervising a group of five or more Soldiers. Sergeants must oversee their daily activities, ensuring they are in proper disposition and are living under the conditions that adhere to the laws and regulations and training them according to the standards of the military. Furthermore, it is a Sergeant's responsibility to serve the public and report to the higher-ups, instill discipline to oneself, and serve as a role model to lower-ranked soldiers.

Police Officer

Police officers are responsible for keeping peace and security in a community. They uphold and enforce the law. They ensure that people in their assigned community follow the law. They also ensure that proper sanctions are given out to anyone who does not follow. Some police officers are assigned in the field, meaning they work outside of police stations. Those assigned to police stations are responsible for maintaining administrative matters as well, aside from maintaining peace and order. Police officers are expected to be trustworthy, to work with honor, and to keep their integrity intact.

Deputy Sheriff

A deputy sheriff is a law enforcement officer who serves the public by preventing and intervening crimes at a particular county, including multiple small towns and several larger cities. Deputy Sheriffs are first responders to emergencies such as criminal activities, vehicle accidents, weather incidents, and medical emergencies. They are present in courthouses to guard courtrooms and inmates who are transported from prisons. As law enforcers, they are also required to have an understanding of the laws of their jurisdiction.


Criminal investigators play an essential role in criminal justice and law enforcement. Their job entails solving open cases that may take them weeks or even months to accomplish. Collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses, and arresting suspects are among their many tasks. They work at every level of criminal justice and law enforcement. For criminal investigators to succeed in their profession, they should have sound judgment, strong communication skills, ethical standards, physical fitness, and empathy. They also benefit from strong job prospects, in addition to an exciting and rewarding job.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Patrolman