Police Lieutenant

Houston, TX
University of Houston

Salary: 1,971.66 – 50,985.83.

Essential Functions:

  1. Manages all activities and personnel of the assigned section.
  2. Supervises personnel, to include training, development and evaluation of performance.
  3. Coordinates with other section Lieutenants to ensure department goals and objectives are met.
  4. Manages and monitors the section budget.
  5. Investigates internal and external complaints against UHPD personnel.
  6. Serves as liaison to university departments and other law enforcement agencies.
  7. Prepares a variety of recurring reports for management use.
  8. Participates in periodic training as required.
  9. Performs other job-related duties are assigned.


  • Must have three (3) years of supervisory experience in a Police agency.
  • Four (4) years of progressive law enforcement leadership experience, including but not limited to Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Corporal.
  • Must have a valid, active TCOLE (formerly TCLEOSE) license with up-to-date annual TCOLE training.
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Immediate Peace Officer Proficiency Certificate or higher.
  • Completion of the Supervisory Training Course.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and possession of a satisfactory driving record before receiving job offer.
  • Must pass a Criminal History and valid Driver’s License check prior to an interview.
  • Must pass Background Investigation and pre-employment drug screening prior to employment.