Campus Police Officer

LaGrange, GA
West Georgia Technical College

Salary: $46,000.00 Annual.

Closing Date: Sep 11, 2023.

Position Summary:

Campus Police Officers promote lawful behavior and protect the welfare of students, faculty and staff as a uniformed presence on campus. A Campus Police Officer preforms foot and on occasions vehicle patrols of the West Georgia Technical College property to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during their shift and on occasions during special events and enforce regulations. They monitor the physical safety of campus buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling or monitoring using surveillance systems, and investigating suspicious behavior

Essential Functions:

  • Campus Police Officer’s will protect individuals in danger of physical harm and assist those who cannot help themselves, including the intoxicated, the addicted, the mentally ill, the physically disabled, the elderly and the young. Assist in returning to normal activity after a crime or incident, engage appropriate crime mitigation strategies as directed by his/her supervisor/Chief.
  • Respond to all complaints, take field notes, obtaining all information essential to complete a Police report. Write reports using the CAS/ARMS reporting system, conduct preliminary investigations, consistent with expectations, for both criminal and non-criminal incidents.
  • Conduct follow up investigations when necessary and/or ensure that all pertinent information is documented and entered into his/her report.
  • Testify professionally in criminal court proceedings, or other departmental proceedings to resolve criminal or non-criminal issues.
  • Proactively assist community members to solve problems. Identify problems and conditions that have the potential for becoming more serious problems for individuals, the police, and West Georgia Technical College.


  • Work requires comprehensive and communication skills normally acquired through a high school education.
  • Work requires a Georgia POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Certification with no existing/outstanding probations or investigations.
  • Requires a minimum of two years active Law-Enforcement Patrol duty experience.