Non-Certified Police Officer
Enforces local, state, and federal laws and ensures compliance with University policies. Provides security for personnel, real property, and equipment. The ability to investigate and document crimes/incidents, documents and preserves evidence, and provides legal testimony. May be assigned to any shift; may perform campus patrol or serve as substation, victim/witness assistance, or crime prevention officer.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Patrols university property, in a vehicle or on foot, to provide security and traffic law enforcement.
- Responds to emergency and non-emergency radio calls.
- Renders first aid at accidents; takes and writes incident/accident reports, including those of missing/stolen property and criminal activity.
- Conducts accident and crime investigations and prepares detailed reports, including State Motor Vehicle Accident Reports and State Uniform Incident Reports.
- Provides escort services for visitors, students, staff, faculty, and individuals responsible for transportation of monies to or from university depositories; provides public assistance, including lockout services, first aid, and vehicle jump-starts.
- Provides building security, including locking and unlocking doors.
- Operates miscellaneous equipment including emergency vehicles, radar, and breath alcohol analyzers.
- Processes evidence, prepares court cases, and provides legal testimony.
- Writes and files daily activity report with superior officer.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Position Requirements (including years of experience, certifications, licenses, etc.)
- High school diploma or GED
- Previous experience is not required
- Must be a U.S. citizen and at least 19 years of age.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and be of good moral character and reputation.
- If candidates are not certified police officers, then they must be willing and able to attend and complete the Alabama Police Academy training at a training academy in Southern Alabama.
- Candidates meet the Alabama Peace Officer Standard training requirements.
- Candidates must complete a physical fitness evaluation at the Alabama A&M University and a criminal background check.