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Commissioned Police Officer

Company: The University of Oklahoma
Location: Norman
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Position Information: Police Officer enforces laws, ordinances, regulations, and policies.

Essential Duties:

* Performs routine police work on campus in the field and provides service oriented functions as required. Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) by fulfilling training and reporting obligations related to campus safety protocols.

* Operates a patrol vehicle or patrols assigned areas on foot or bicycle. Reports suspicious or hazardous activities.

* Arrests violators of city ordinances and state law. Serves criminal arrest warrants and escorts prisoners to detention facilities and books them.

* Conducts on campus investigations of crime scenes to gather and preserve evidence, serving search warrants and preparing associated documentation.

* Interviews and takes statements from victims, witnesses and suspects.

* Investigates on campus traffic collisions and prepares collision reports.

* Performs non-criminal routine law enforcement functions such as traffic control, parking enforcement and building security.

* Provides security for special events.

* Responds to on campus alarms and reported disturbances.

* Provides security for handling/moving of cash. May serve as an armed courier transporting cash, negotiable instruments and other items, materials and documents to and from various financial institutions and campus offices.

* Collects, preserves, and prepares evidence for court. Testifies in court.

* Responds to emergencies and provides first aid.

* May conduct preliminary or special investigations.

* Provides information and assistance to the community.

* Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: 6 months law enforcement or comparable experience

Equivalent / Substitution: Will accept a graduate of a Collegiate Officer Program in lieu of the 6 months experience requirement.


* Law Enforcement Officers must be certified as a Peace Officer by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET)

* Obtain and maintain CPR certification through the department.

* Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver's License.

CLEET Requirements:

* Must be at least 21 years of age prior to certification as a peace officer.

* A U.S. citizen or in resident alien status defined by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration.

* Must have fingerprint clearance from FBI and Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and not have a conviction in state or federal court for any felony, crime of moral turpitude or a crime of domestic violence.

* Must not have been involuntarily committed to a state mental institute.

Other Requirements:

* Must pass Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System physical and background investigation.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Basic math and computer skills

* Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions

* Ability to build rapport quickly with students, faculty, and staff

* Ability to produce reports and complete work within deadlines

* Strong initiative to solve problems

* Knowledge of police procedures for gathering information involving crime and incident investigations, reporting, and documentation

* Ability to complete moderately complex administrative paperwork

* Ability to operate police equipment, i.e., radar, breathe alcohol analyzers, mobile computers and radio, lock systems, etc.

Keywords: The University of Oklahoma, Norman , Commissioned Police Officer, Other , Norman, Oklahoma

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