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This posting is for the position of Police Cadet for the Austin Police Department.
Applicants should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in a law enforcement career:
- Read and write English.
- Confidence and a responsible attitude.
- The ability to react quickly and take positive action.
- The ability to remain calm in challenging situations.
- The ability to work alone and in a team.
- Strong communication skills.
- Courage and initiative.
- Good physical fitness.