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Sergeant

Company Name:
Cherokee Nation
Primary mission and purpose is to enforce law, maintain law and order, preserve the peace, and protect the life, property, and civil rights of persons.
Enforces a wide variety of federal, tribal, and state ordinances, rules, and regulations related to law enforcement within their jurisdictions. Maintains awareness of the laws of search and seizure, use of force, and the civil rights of individuals. Deals with violations of federal, tribal, and state laws including violations of wildlife protection, and responds and documents calls for service. Participates in prevention, community education, and other duties as required or assigned. Provides direction and supervision of the patrol functions and is the lead person on the shift. Develops or supervises deputies in developing probable cause resulting in arrest and judicial activity. Assumes control of crime scenes and/or directs crime scene functions to include crime scene processing, reconstruction, and integrity. Provides a range of law enforcement activities, such as serving civil and criminal processes, transporting prisoners, maintaining custody of prisoners, presenting and guarding prisoners in court, maintaining order in court, or seizing property under court orders. Requires knowledge of federal, tribal, and state statutes, laws, and procedures applicable to court procedures, and precedent court cases.
SRO DUTIES
Provides law enforcement and police services to the school, school grounds, and areas adjacent to the school. Investigates allegations of criminal incidents per Marshal Service's policies and procedures. Makes appropriate referrals to juvenile authorities or other governmental agencies. Works to prevent juvenile delinquency through close contact and positive relationships with students. In addition, may develop crime prevention programs and conduct security inspections to deter criminal or delinquent activities. Monitors crime statistics and works with local patrol officers and students together to design crime prevention strategies. Establishes and maintains a close partnership with school administration in order to provide for a safe school environment. Ensures school administration safety by being present during school searches which may involve weapons, controlled dangerous substances, or in such cases that the student's emotional state may present a risk to the administration. Assists school personnel in handling crisis situations which may arise at the school. Assists school officials with their efforts to enforce the School Board's policies and procedures. Maintains visibility within the school community, and attends and participates in school functions. Builds working relationships with the school's staff as well as with student and parent groups. Works with guidance counselors and other student support staff to assist students and to provide services to students involved in situations where referrals to service agencies are necessary. Assists in conflict resolution efforts. Initiates interactions with students in the classroom and general areas of the school building promoting the profession of the Deputy Marshal and being a positive role model. Increases the visibility and accessibility of the Marshal Service to the school community. Other duties may be assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises two (2) to ten (10) employees in Marshal Service. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three (3) years experience.
Preferred: A minimum of thirty (30) to sixty (60) credit hours of coursework from a college or university and an additional three (3) years experience in a related field. -OR- A minimum of sixty (60) credit hours of coursework from a college or university and no additional experience.
Maintains an appropriate systematic and structured educational activity designed to ensure the adherence to educational requirements.
COMPUTER SKILLS
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet and Word Processing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating. Must possess and maintain Intermediate Law Enforcement, First Aid, and CPR certifications throughout employment. Must possess the basic CLEET or FLETC certification and maintain throughout employment.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
Must meet and maintain eligibility for Bureau of Indian (BIA) deputation and have no restrictions from testifying in any federal, tribal, and state court while employed with Cherokee Nation Marshal Service (CNMS). Must pass and continue to pass the Police Officer Suitability Tests (POST) and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality inventory (MMPI) throughout employment. Must meet and maintain medical suitability. Must pass CNMS physical efficiency battery and firearms qualifications semi-annually. Must meet and maintain periodic background adjudication for law enforcement. Must live within the Tribal Jurisdictional Service Area. Must comply with Cherokee Nation Marshal Service's Policies, Procedures, and Code of Conduct.
In-House Applicants Only
Shift Hours: Shift Work

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