The Glendale Police Department welcomes your application for the Crime Prevention Technician position. This is a non-sworn, unarmed position with the Police Department. The Crime Prevention Technician serves as a liaison between community members and the Glendale Police Department, informing and educating community members on on-going issues of concern, and steps that might be taken to reduce the impact of these issues. The Crime Prevention Technician may participate in various community forums, including tenant/home-owners associations and business groups. The Crime Prevention Technician may conduct CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) evaluations of existing businesses and those which are under development, and work with various business organizations.
The Crime Prevention Technician will also help re-evaluate and refine the Department’s disaster preparedness efforts, including being well-versed in the national Incident Command System. The Crime Prevention Technician may conduct workshops and trainings for businesses, residents, and city employees regarding preparation for and mitigation of various types of disasters and may be tasked with developing relationships with various local, state, regional, federal, and non-governmental organizations which may enhance the preparedness of the City of Glendale.
The ideal candidate will have some previous law enforcement experience, be well versed in modern crime prevention practices, and understand CPTED concepts. The candidate will also have experience speaking and presenting to groups.