Job Description: responsible for the protection of life and property and the preservation of order in the City of Berwyn through enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work normally consists of pro-active patrol responding to calls for service, traffic regulation and investigative duties in a designated area of the city. May also be assigned to specialized units responsible for follow-up investigations, self-initiated criminal investigations, traffic enforcement and other support or staff services. Performs other duties as assigned. Examples of Duties Conduct preliminary and follow-up investigations as assigned requested directly by a citizen or self-initiated. Patrol a designated area by mechanical or physical conveyance to protect life and property; preserve order; prevent and discover criminal acts; and enforce appropriate federal, state and local law through arrests, citations or other means. Communicate as appropriate through electronic, oral or written means, factual information ascertained through investigation, observation or other sources. Cooperate in the adjudication of criminal, traffic or civil cases by providing testimony or evidence at court proceedings, inquests, depositions or other judicial processes. Seek and develop public contacts and confidential sources with respect to places and persons suspected of criminal activity. Maintain good interpersonal and working relations with officers and employees of the department and other agencies. Give presentations and lectures to the public on various facets of police service, public safety education and community programs. Communicate information of criminal activity or problems to appropriate divisions, sections or supervisors of the police department and other appropriate agencies. Communicate information of criminal activity or problems to appropriate divisions, sections or supervisors of the police department and other appropriate agencies. Maintain broad knowledge of federal, state and local laws and the application of enforcement principles. Other duties may be assigned.