Provides service, which protects life and property, preserves peace, prevents criminal activities and enforces City ordinances and federal, state and local laws in the City of Pittsburgh. Police work involves an element of personal danger and officers must be able to function with minimal supervision, exercise independent judgment and take appropriate action when faced with complex situations.
- Patrol: Activities involving observing zone conditions or responding to incidents as required.
- Traffic Enforcement and Control: Activities performed at the scene of traffic accidents and activities involved in traffic enforcement, such as issuing parking and moving traffic violations.
- Preliminary Searches: Activities involving searches to locate suspects, evidence, or missing/injured persons.