Campus Police Officer

Baltimore, MD
John Hopkins University

Campus Police Officer provides security services to the Homewood Campus and off-campus facilities and activities. Shall act as a first responder to mitigate any high risk incident or event that impacts their assigned post.

Responsibilities include uniformed patrols and crime prevention services to protect life and property; offering proactive support of student and staff initiatives; develop and maintain a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding neighborhoods; coordinating and cooperating with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigation of complaints; reporting criminal offenses and disruptions; enforcing University policies and regulations, State laws and Baltimore City Ordinances; writing reports and keeping records; Position involves shift work and rotating days off.


  • Patrol assigned areas on foot, bicycle, Segway Human Transporters, T-3 Patrol Vehicles or any other vehicles assigned for patrolling. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities. Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service and take action as appropriate to support the on-duty shift as needed. Conduct preliminary investigations and collaboratively work with the on-duty shift; maintain confidentiality while writing clear, concise and accurate reports. Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic and enforce campus parking regulations as needed. Provide escorts and other general services as needed to support the on-duty shift. Work flexible shifts and any day of the week that includes holidays or weekends to assist with operational and special event assignments. Use various computers and other equipment as a routine function of this position. Perform other security related services for the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of The Johns Hopkins University as may be necessary. Provide security for the University's on-and off-campus property, facilities, activities.
  • A Campus Police Officer must be able to become certified as a Special Police Officer by the State of Maryland and must comply with the Scope of Commission per MD Public Safety Article Section 3-307. Application for a special police officer commission will be made after hire and during the initial training period. The University will cover any expenses related to the application for the commission and permit. Denial by the Maryland State Police of a commission or permit, or subsequent revocation of those privileges, may result in dismissal.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
• High School Diploma/GED required.
• Two years’ work experience, preferably in Security, required.

Preferred Qualifications:
• College degree preferred.
• Five (5) years related law enforcement or prior military experience preferred.
• Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.