Campus Police Officer

Crystal Lake, IL
McHenry County College

Salary: $23.00 Hourly.

Position Summary:

Provide and maintain campus public safety at McHenry County College Campus

Essential Functions:

  • Respond to campus emergencies.
  • Deliver emergency messages to staff and students on campus.
  • Receive and respond to service requests and questions regarding campus public safety.
  • Patrol assigned areas to protect campus occupants, buildings and grounds through the enforcement of applicable state, federal, and local laws.
  • Patrol building and grounds of McHenry County College and other College properties.
  • Investigate criminal conduct, honor code violations, and conduct administrative investigations as directed. May be required to provide courtroom testimony based on investigation.
  • Prepare written reports.
  • Report potential fire hazards and implement emergency procedures in the event of a fire
  • Enforce parking and traffic rules and regulations. Issue warnings and/or tickets when required.
  • Proactively perform preventative patrol in uniform, plain clothes, on foot, or in a vehicle, and utilize the College electronic surveillance equipment.
  • Provide personal security consultation to administrators, faculty, staff, and students who are threatened, being followed, or stalked.
  • Attend court as required.
  • Assist with vehicle jump starts and lockouts on campus.
  • Work collaboratively with others (e.g., colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to accomplish functions and responsibilities.
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.


  • Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the equivalent combination of related training and education.
  • First Responder Certificate, or equivalent CPR, First Aid and AED Certification or specialized training.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid F.O.I.D. card.
  • Certification by the Illinois Local Governmental Law Enforcement Officer’s Training Board or must obtain within 6 months of employment
  • Possess various access levels to LEADS or must obtain with 6 months of employment.
  • Other applicable specialized training as required.
  • One-year experience in related public safety or law enforcement position; or equivalent education and experience.