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Police, Patrol Officer

Dallas College
District Office
Closing date
Jul 11, 2021

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Job no: 501511
Work type: Full-time
Location: District Office
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (40 hours per week - some nights & weekends)

Working Title
Police, Patrol Officer

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Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,583.33 mo. - $4,120.83 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Business Travel


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Position Summary
Responsible for providing protection and service to all students, faculty, staff and general public at college campuses and facilities of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD).

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge and ability to provide enforcement and maintenance of law and order by continuous patrol, surveillance, crime prevention and enforcement of all applicable laws of the city, state and federal government and in accordance with DCCCD policies and procedures. Establishes and maintains contact with other law enforcement agencies. Stays up-to-date on laws, ordinances, and relevant issues in law enforcement. Maintains peace officer licensure by obtaining proper bi-annual TCOLE mandated training. Ability to analyze situations quickly, accurately and objectively in order to determine proper course of action. Handles situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and with respect for the rights of others. Utilizes computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports. Prepares incident reports, assists in case preparation and appears in court, as necessary. Maintains confidentiality of work related information and materials. Establishes a positive, cooperative and productive workplace atmosphere by maintaining effective working relationships with individuals from various economic, cultural and diverse backgrounds. Ensures all police operations and services are conducted in an ethnical manner that enhances the community network, are sensitive to the many cultures and diversity of the college community and provides the best possible service to ensure an environment that allows for student success and academic achievement. Must have good moral character with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements
Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to, computers, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some crawling, reaching, handling, sitting, standing, pushing, bending, crawling and pulling. Physical capability to run, walk, and climb over rough and unfamiliar terrain, fences and other obstacles for extended periods of time. Operate motor vehicle for long periods of time. Control person resisting arrests; to move a disabled or combative individual. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience High school diploma (or equivalent) plus 30 college hours from an accredited institution or two (2) years active military service or two (2) years full-time paid sworn law enforcement experience from the same agency. Current and valid Texas Peace Officer license and driver’s license required. Psychological testing, freedom from drug dependency testing, and a physical (medical) will be conducted as a condition of employment. Works shifts, as assigned, including nights, weekends and holidays. Official transcripts and licenses will be required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Patrols college facilities and property on foot, bicycle and by motor vehicle; issues citations; secures doors, gates, and other entrances and exits to the grounds and facilities. Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and obtain witness statements related to automobile accidents, suspected crimes and nuisances, etc. Responsible for responding to calls/complaints from campus or dispatch to assist students, faculty, staff and/or the general public with requests for service/assistance or with civil and criminal complaints. Open and secure campus grounds and facilities on a daily basis; set alarms and security surveillance systems. Works well with the public, co-workers, and the DCCCD community network. Communicates effectives via police radio, telephone and in person. Provide daily status reports to supervisor regarding follow-up investigations, potential hazards, etc. Maintains compliance with proper data collection procedures necessary for adherence to Texas racial profiling reporting laws. Trained or obtain training to provide emergency medical treatment, including CPR/AED, until medical personnel arrive. Will be required to handle handguns, baton, and/or defense spray in a safe and effective manner, and be tested on same periodically. Effectively uses interpersonal, communication and diplomacy skills when interacting with individuals of different social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Advertised: 14 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 12 Jul 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


Since 1965 the seven colleges of DCCCD — Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland — have served more than 3 million people. That's a lot of students! The colleges of DCCCD equip students for successful living and responsible citizenship in a rapidly changing local, national and world community by providing: — the first two years of a bachelor's degree — more than 100 high-demand career programs — enrichment and certification classes for a lifetime of learning — professors who are dedicated to your success, not a research grant — unparalleled quality at a tuition you can afford Check out jobs over on our careers page at

Industry                                                        Higher Education
Company size                                               5,001-10,000 employees
Headquarters                                                 Dallas, Texas
Type                                                              Educational Institution
Founded                                                        1965
Specialties                                                    Higher Education, Technical Certificates, and Vocational Degrees and Certificates


Locations                                                      The District Office (DO) houses the core districtwide administrative operations.
                                                                      We are situated just south of downtown Dallas, across the street from Dallas Police HQ and South Side on


District Office                                               1601 S Lamar St, Dallas, Texas 75215
District Service Center                                  4343 IH – 30 Mesquite, TX 75150
Eastfield College                                           3737 Motley Drive Mesquite, Texas 75150
El Centro College                                          801 Main St. Dallas, Texas 75202
Richland College                                           12800 Abrams Rd. Dallas, Texas
Brookhaven College                                      3939 Valley View Ln. Farmers Branch, Texas
Cedar Valley College                                    3030 N Dallas Ave. Lancaster, Texas 75134
Mountain View College                                4849 W Illinois Ave. Dallas, Texas
North Lake College                                       5001 N MacArthur Blvd Irving, Texas 75038

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