Capitol Police Officer II (#UBBB03)
$64,957.00 Yearly Min / $70,871.00 Yearly Mid / $88,589.00 Yearly Max

Summary Statement

This class describes full performance work involving law enforcement, protective services, community policing and training.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Implements appropriate law enforcement action in response to criminal, domestic violence, traffic, miscellaneous complaints and other activities. 
  • Investigates suspicious and criminal activity which includes detecting, collecting and preserving physical evidence, interviewing victims, witnesses, suspects and defendants, processing charging documents, executing search and arrest warrants and processing defendants. 
  • Performs vehicle and foot patrol of assigned areas. 
  • Performs community policing through informational presentations and educational seminars for other state agencies, schools, the public and community organizations.   
  • Provides protective services to judges, victims, jurors, witnesses, state employees and visitors, legislators and the general public as needed. 
  • Provides assistance to other law enforcement agencies as back-up or primary response. 
  • Takes physical custody of and transports felons and  prisoners to appropriate facilities. 
  • Presents evidence and testimony and prosecutes cases in court.  
  • Prepares a variety of reports pertaining to response of incidents, daily activities, investigations and training.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Capitol Police Officer II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of an active State of Delaware Council on Police Training Certificate or equivalent, OR eligibility for recertification per Delaware Administrative Code Title 1, Chapter 801, Section 8.0 Re-activation Requirements of Police Officers.
  2. At least one year experience as a Certified Police Officer.
  3. One year of experience in law enforcement which includes interpreting and enforcing laws, investigating suspicious or criminal activity, interviewing witnesses, victims, suspects and defendants, executing search and arrests warrants and processing defendants.
  4. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).