Position Title             Police Officer, University Police

Posting Number       S00149P

Department                UT Dallas University Police

Salary Range             $42,281 - 68,567

Pay Basis                   Monthly

Position Status         Regular full-time

Location                      Richardson, TX

Open Until Filled       Yes


Job Summary           

To enforce the law, provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, suppress disturbances, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders. 

Responsible for enforcement duties for the protection, safety and welfare of students, employees, visitors, and all property within the area under the control and jurisdiction of The University of Texas System, including primary jurisdiction in all counties where the UT System has a real property interest and secondary jurisdiction in all other Texas counties. Exercises independent judgment within the limits prescribed by law, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents, institutional rules and regulations and Director of Police departmental policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience   

High school diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCLEOSE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education) approved Basic Peace Officer Course, and has passed the TCLEOSE exam. Proficient with all equipment utilized in the performance of assigned duties, to include but not limited to firearms, restraints, less lethal force weapons and techniques, automobiles, communications equipment, personal computers, investigative and surveillance equipment. Requires good physical condition and vision, the ability to hear and speak. Must be able to operate computer keyboard frequently; drive, walk, run, stoop, climb, crouch, push, jump-over, pull, carry, reach above head, hand-wrist and elbow motion, grasp and hold. Ability to lift/carry/lower, push and pull frequently 10-50 lbs and occasionally more than 50 lbs. May be exposed to outside weather conditions. May be required to work either day or night on any; one of multiple shifts with varying days off and on holidays. Work involves a degree of hazard.


Preferred Education and Experience   Bi-lingual



Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

To perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with and without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, and recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons. Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citations or warnings. Investigate motor vehicle collisions. Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities. Give testimony in the criminal courts of this state and the United States. Confers with prosecuting attorneys, preserves, evidence and maintains confidential information. Confers with local law enforcement, criminal justice and emergency response agencies on matters of mutual interest.







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