City of Altoona

Altoona , PA

Police Officer

City of Altoona
Altoona, PA Full-time
Posted on July 22, 2018

Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Position Of Police Officer - Altoona Police Department

The Altoona Police Department is a full-service police agency dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and visitors. Our primary goals are many and diverse. They include the protection of life and property, resolution of conflicts, and providing for a feeling of security in the community. We enforce all state and local laws and endeavor to reduce the opportunities for the commission of crime through prevention strategies.

We are responsible for the identification, apprehension, and prosecution of offenders, as well as the preservation of peace in the City of Altoona.

The City of Altoona is an Equal Opportunity Employer Altoona has a rich railroad heritage and is now home to many railroad attractions as well as a variety of cultural experiences. Downtown features the historical Mishler Theatre, a summer farmers market, a heritage center and local treasures that include one of the town¡s local candy makers, Boyer Candy.

Horseshoe Curve The Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark Completed in 1854 and placed in the National Historic Register in 1966, this must-see railroad engineering marvel is still one of the busiest mainlines in the world Altoona Railroaders Museum Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum Dedicated to revealing, interpreting, commemorating and celebrating the significant contributions of Railroaders and their families to American life and industry Altoona Curve Baseball Double-A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates Lakemont Park Home of the world's oldest wooden roller coaster, Leap the Dips