Campus Police Officer

Scooba, MS
East Mississippi Community College

Position Summary:

Responsible for performing a variety of law enforcement and public service duties in a diverse environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols assigned area checking for crimes, prowlers, fires or other unusual, suspicious, or hazardous occurrences.
  • Notifies supervisor and/or proper authorities of unusual, suspicious, or hazardous events.
  • Regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic; investigates traffic accidents and completes appropriate reports; issues citations for traffic law violations; and assists with regulation of parking.
  • Provides security for special college events.
  • Apprehends, arrests, and files charges on suspects when appropriate.
  • Testifies in court or at administrative hearings concerning violations and offenses.
  • Provides escort for bank deposits or money transfers within the college.
  • Completes oral and written or computerized reports related to department activities.
  • Provides emergency services and temporary first aid treatment as required.
  • Investigates incidents that are violations of the law, college’s rules, or the Student Code of Conduct, or that may be of interest to the college.
  • Provides motorist assists, escorts, or other non-emergency services as directed.
  • Performs related duties as directed.
  • Supports the College mission implicitly and explicitly in the daily execution of all duties and responsibilities.
  • Actively participates in maintaining an effective and continuous recruiting program.
  • Participates in Institutional Effectiveness activities.
  • Represents the College in a professional manner as evidenced by dress, demeanor and the discharge of daily responsibilities.
  • Fulfills other duties as assigned by the President and/or supervisor.


  • State of Mississippi Law Enforcement Certification.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Documented experience in a comparable/related position.
  • First-Aid/CPR/AED certification, Completion of FEMA appropriate courses.