Commissioned Police Officer

Oklahoma City, OK
University of Oklahoma

Salary: $24.79/hr.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine police work on campus in the field and provides service oriented functions as required.
  • Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) by fulfilling training and reporting obligations related to campus safety protocols.
  • Operates a patrol vehicle or patrols assigned areas on foot or bicycle.
  • Reports suspicious or hazardous activities.
  • Arrests violators of city ordinances and state law.
  • Serves criminal arrest warrants and escorts prisoners to detention facilities and books them.
  • Conducts on campus investigations of crime scenes to gather and preserve evidence, serving search warrants and preparing associated documentation.
  • Interviews and takes statements from victims, witnesses and suspects.
  • Investigates on campus traffic collisions and prepares collision reports.
  • Performs non-criminal routine law enforcement functions such as traffic control, parking enforcement and building security.
  • Provides security for special events.
  • Responds to on campus alarms and reported disturbances.
  • Provides security for handling/moving of cash.
  • May serve as an armed courier transporting cash, negotiable instruments and other items, materials and documents to and from various financial institutions and campus offices.
  • Collects, preserves, and prepares evidence for court.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Responds to emergencies and provides first aid.
  • May conduct preliminary or special investigations.
  • Provides information and assistance to the community.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License upon hire.
  • Must be certified as a Peace Officer by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) within 6 months of hire.
  • Obtain and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification through the department.
  • Must pass medical exam, as well as a physical fitness test.
  • Must pass standardized written aptitude test, pass Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and California Psychological Inventory (CPI) psychometric tests.

Preferred Requirements:

  • A graduate of a Collegiate Officer Program.
  • 6 months experience in law enforcement.