Community College Police Officer

San Diego, CA
San Diego Community College District

Salary: $5,602.16 – $7,679.18 per month based on the current Police Officers Association (POA) Salary Schedule.

Lateral Entry: Applicant must possess a California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate, and have been employed as a sworn full-time Peace Officer as defined in Section 830.1, 830.2 (a, b, c, d), 830.32, or 830.33 of the California Penal Code with a California law enforcement agency within two (2) years from the date of offer of employment; or possess a Basic Course Waiver; or have completed the P.O.S.T. requalification course as described in P.O.S.T. regulations under Title 11, Division 2, Section 1008 of the California Code of Regulations.

Police Academy Graduates: Applicant must be within two months of graduation from an Accredited P.O.S.T. Academy at time of application. Candidates must have successfully completed the academy and possess an Academy P.O.S.T. Certificate prior to an offer of employment.

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, as a sworn peace officer under P.C. Section 830.32(c), provide
protection, crime prevention, criminal arrests and police services to persons and property on campus grounds,
facilities, parking lots, adjacent areas and off-site locations by patrolling by vehicle or foot; and provide training and
direction to non-sworn departmental personnel. Assignments will include varied and weekend shifts.

1. Perform crime prevention services for life and property; observe and report safety/fire/health hazards and make appropriate recommendations to reduce or eliminate unsafe conditions or the exposure of life and property to criminal acts.
2. Arrest adult and juvenile criminal suspects, conduct field interviews and detentions; prepare detailed reports of crimes and arrests, prepare cases for prosecution and testify in court.
3. Provide parking and traffic enforcement, investigate traffic accidents, respond to alarm calls and impound vehicles when appropriate.
4. Provide money escorts/collections as necessary for District and college offices, events and parking meters.
5. Provide emergency and routine medical assistance/first aid as required.
6 Proactively initiate crime suppression activities by ensuring the sustained investigation of criminal acts and arrests of criminal suspects.
7. Provide public relation services to faculty, staff, students, visitors and the public as requested and when appropriate, including assistance to motorists.
8. Provide assistance to local law enforcement agencies when appropriate.
9. Provide enforcement, investigation and reports under the Student Code of Conduct, Title IX, and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
10. Provide services as required and when appropriate in other related duties and assignments.