Campus Police Officer

High Point, NC
High Point University

Position Summary:

High Point University is currently seeking a full-time Campus Police Officer. This position effectively performs general law enforcement duties to ensure education and fair and equitable enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. High Point University seeks sworn officers, who embrace the opportunity to work with a complex collaborative college campus community, providing protection and contributing to the success of our students through a community-based approach.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols University property; conducts investigations of all accidents, crimes, and incidents by interviewing victims, witnesses, and suspects, through the identifications and collection of physical evidence.
  • Responds to all emergency calls including potentially violent and life-threatening situations.
  • Provides crime prevention strategies, through vehicle, bicycle, and foot patrols.
  • Inspects University property for safety hazards, equipment malfunctions, unsecured doors or other unusual occurrences, refers victims to appropriate services, provides directions, escorts, vehicle and door unlocks assistance, operates necessary equipment.
  • Always maintains radio communications.
  • Renders immediate and temporary medical aid to injured and or ill persons in emergency situations.
  • Documents all activities and prepares written reports as required by departmental policy.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, University department heads and employees, faculty, staff, students, parents, complainants, suspects, victims, witnesses, medical / hospital personnel, emergency response agencies, sales representatives, other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, and the general public.
  • Prosecutes offenders as necessary by filing criminal charges, referral to the appropriate University authorities.


  • High school diploma or GED, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Must be certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the “North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission” [Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Certification].
  • Knowledge of Federal Laws, North Carolina General Statutes, and High Point University policies.
  • Ability to prepare written reports of activities and incidents with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Attends required In-Service training sessions and seminars, firearms proficiency certification courses.
  • Ability to complete A.S.P. baton, Cap stun, First Aid, CPR, and AED operations.