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Defence and Public Safety

Police Constable

I am responsible for preventing and detecting crime as well as protecting the citizens of Queensland.
  • Confident
  • Disciplined
  • Focused
  • Observant
  • Personable
  • Reliable

About this role

  • Communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork

The role of a Police Officer entails providing operational policing services to the community by protecting life and property, preserving peace and safety, preventing crime and upholding law in a manner which has regard for the public good and rights of individuals.

General duties of a Police Officer are to respond immediately to calls of service for the public and without hesitation, put their bodies on the frontline for protection of the community.

A day in the life of a general duties Police Officer consist of responding to jobs such as traffic crashes, domestic violence incidents, arrest and search warrants, welfare checks and assisting the Ambulance Service in medical procedures. These jobs are just a handful of the day-to-day experiences in the life of a general duties Police Officer.


  • Moderate

Working Environment

  • In an office
  • Outside


  • Diverse working environments
  • Meeting new people
  • Mentoring