Patrols Authority facilities to ensure order and prevent the commission of crime.
Operates assigned police vehicles as required.
Investigates crimes or incidents, preserves evidence, identifies witnesses and protects the crime scene pending the arrival of investigating officer(s) and supervising official(s).
Responds to calls for police service.
Provides assistance to transit patrons to include routing information and emergency first aid, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Performs revenue protection duties within the Metrorail system, on armored ...view middle of the document...
Endures verbal and mental abuse when confronted with the hostile views and opinions of criminal defendants, suspects, arrestees, and other people encountered in an antagonistic environment.
Effectively restrains a criminal suspect, assailant, or perpetrator, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints, subdues resisting arrestees using maneuvers and resorts to the use of hands and feet and other approved devices in self-defense.
Pursues fleeing suspects and performs rescue operations and other duties which may involve quickly entering and exiting secured areas, lifting, carrying, and dragging heavy objects, climbing up and down elevated surfaces, climbing through openings, jumping over obstacles, crawling in confined areas, and using body force to gain entrance.
Performs searches of people, vehicles (buses, trains, cars, etc.) mail, items, objects capable of concealing contraband, buildings and large outdoor areas which may involve feeling and detecting objects and detaining people.
Performs crisis prevention, including counseling, suicide prevention, recognizing abnormal behavior and taking appropriate action.
May be required to work variable hours during inclement weather, and when necessary, work extended tours of duty.