|POLICE SERVICES SPECIALIST I|
|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs clerical and paraprofessional work in specialized areas such as criminal intake, internal affairs, property & evidence or records. Primary duties include but are not limited to: maintaining complex, confidential records; collecting data; preparing statistical data for reports; explaining and responding to requests for information; monitoring processing of various transactions to ensure compliance with established policies and statutes; fingerprinting applicants, employees, and juvenile offenders; reviewing and coding of police arrest records; entering, extracting, researching, expunging, and purging criminal arrest records; operating mug-shot cameras and maintaining mug-shot files; processing permits for taxi and limo drivers; Some positions may require proficiency in typing, the application of specialized knowledge in interpretation of ordinances, rules, regulations, or procedures, and/or working independently on certain assignments. Work is performed according to general instructions and/or established guidelines which apply to most usual work situations. Work is generally reviewed through random spot?checks of records or discussion of problems; however, unusually important or complicated assignments are checked in detail upon completion.|
|Coordinates and monitors the processing of felony case files, internal investigations and/or grievances, and property and evidence dispositions to ensure accurate storage and retrieval of data and compliance with bargaining agreements, departmental policies, and/or applicable state regulations.
Processes misdemeanor and juvenile cases; interviews complainants to determine probable cause for arrest and/or trial of accused; provides advice regarding and refers non-prosecutable cases to other applicable agencies.
Reviews court orders on the expungement of criminal records to ensure accuracy. Processes acceptable court orders and distributes orders to F.B.I. and F.D.L.E. for final deletion in the Criminal Justice System.
Reviews completed investigative reports to ensure all relevant documents are attached (i.e., polygraph reports, arrest documents, notarized citizen statement, etc.) and in sequential order.
Rolls and determines that the inked prints are classifiable for use in the N.C.I.C. system.
Maintains lists/records of pending litigation and case references, crack line calls, citizen complaints and other records; compiles data and prepares various reports; may research and analyze records in response to special requests.
Assigns criminal jacket numbers in accordance with established guidelines.
Collects fees for services provided; completes receipts and daily cash reports.
Issues I.D. cards to employees and retirees in accordance with department policies.
Maintains records of arrestees mug shots; operates the Automated Image Mug Shot File Station Computer needed to prepare instant photos for law enforcement use.
Operates personal computer to enter, retrieve, alter, research, and/or delete information regarding designated records and case files.
Explains departmental policies and responds to requests from news media, public defender's office, attorneys, other law enforcement agencies, and citizens for public records in accordance with Florida State Statutes ll9.07. May provide input for the revision of policies and procedures.
Develops and/or revises various forms and submits to supervisor for review, approval, or staffing.
Conducts in?service training for preparation of felony and misdemeanor cases, discipline procedures, proper packaging and handling of property and evidence, and related topics; provides technical assistance as needed.
Reviews police incident reports and felony case files for accuracy, clarity, completeness and legibility, as well as related documents based upon standards established by FDLE, Florida State Statutes, and Department Report Writing Standards.
Establishes and maintains filing and cross-referencing systems for research, monitoring, and storage and retrieval purposes.
Receives, stores and releases property and evidence in accordance with established guidelines; verifies accuracy of paperwork, ensures evidence secured properly; conducts periodic inventories, monitors and verifies disposition dates and processes the purging and destruction.
Transports drugs, money, guns, and other property and evidence to crime lab or other agency ensuring proper chain of custody is maintained.
Performs other related duties.
|Considerable knowledge of Business English, spelling, and arithmetic and office practices and procedures.
Basic knowledge of Henry System of fingerprinting.
Some knowledge of computer data bases and data entry.
Knowledge of police department policies and procedures in assigned area.
Knowledge of criminal case preparation.
Thorough knowledge of Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) coding system. Ability to interpret and assign proper UCR codes.
Knowledge of police policies and procedures governing quality control standards and processing of police arrest reports.
Skilled in operation of a copier, personal computer and typewriter with ability to type 35 wpm.
Ability to understand and follow complex written and verbal instructions and learn codes, regulations, and procedures of assigned area.
Ability to maintain complex records and prepare accurate reports and to make difficult mathematical computations accurately.
Ability to meet the public and to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to store and retrieve evidence from shelves which frequently involves lifting up to 45 lbs., bending, stooping and climbing a ladder.
Some positions require the ability to work in storage/warehouse room stocked with drugs, blood soaked clothing, weapons, and other confiscated items, being continuously exposed to strong unpleasant odors.
Career Promotional Path:
Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall meets standards rating or better with no goal rating less than meets standards.
|High School graduate. Two (2) years clerical experience, preferably in law enforcement; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Ability to operate personal computers with specific knowledge of WordPerfect 5.1 required; knowledge of spreadsheet and D-base applications desired.
Must pass police background investigation which includes polygraph. Some positions may require valid Driver License. Some positions may be required to pass a typing test.