Officer, Campus Police

Job description

General Summary

Perform activities which ensure the safety of and provide protection and related services to the campus community including programs in law enforcement, community policing, health and safety, parking and traffic, crime prevention and suppression and in-service training.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Enforce all State and local laws and University regulations and ordinances.

Patrol campus grounds and perimeter on bicycle/foot and/or in a patrol vehicle to ensure a safe environment; including: traffic enforcement, emergency response and law enforcement. Provide for the delivery of emergency services to campus.

Receive, investigate and complete reported complaints from the campus community, and other investigative services as requested.

Coordinate criminal prosecutions with federal, state and/or local police agencies and with prosecutors' office(s) for criminal incidents occurring within the university community, including testifying in court.

Maintain proper public relations and interact with internal and external community service agencies.

Assist with crime prevention and community policing programs and projects as needed.

Transport personnel and/or funds or other valuable items as assigned.

Initiate police action when necessary.

Arrest offenders.

Provide emergency medical response.

Properly maintain, use and operate facilities, materials supplies and assigned equipment.

Regulate vehicle and pedestrian traffic at special events or as otherwise necessary to maintain orderly flow.

Report unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions and any damage or irregularity of buildings, grounds, equipment or vehicles to a supervisor.

Report promptly through the chain-of-command any violation of University wide policies and administrative procedures, criminal statutes or any other misbehavior committed by another employee of the department.

Fulfill the responsibilities as a Campus Security Authority as outlined in the Clery Act.

Promote University Police morale.

Complete appropriate forms or reports as required by law or policy, including properly documenting actions, observations, and crimes.

Adhere to rules, regulations, orders and departmental procedures and policies, including the enforcement of rules, regulations, orders, policies, and procedures among junior officers and employees.

Work such hours and perform such tasks as are assigned by a ranking officer.

Perform related Departmental duties as required.


Possession of a valid Driver's license is required.

Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards Training Certification, or certifiable status is required.

Prior experience as a campus or police officer experience is preferred.

Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.

Ability to respond quickly to emergency situations which may not be familiar is required.

Ability to work under pressure, occasionally for long periods of time is required.

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays is required.

Ability to work with appropriate safety related gear including a bullet proof vest, firearms, handcuffs, etc. is required.

Ability to physically and mentally perform the essential duties of the job is required.

Ability to effect and arrest and subdue and search suspects and prisoners is required.

Ability to drive department vehicles is required.

Basic knowledge of computers is preferred.

An Associate degree is preferred.

Supplemental Information


There are 3 vacancies for this posting.

Minimum rate: $24.51




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Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 7/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time