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Police Officer

Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

An officer with our department will perform all related duties including, but not limited to, patrolling on foot or by vehicle, University property to prevent and discover the commission of crimes; enforce State laws and city ordinances; enforce traffic regulations; conduct investigations on criminal offenses and traffic accidents to gather evidence, obtain witnesses and make arrests; provide documentation and testimony to Judicial Board and courts; and provide general security for University properties and citizens on campus to ensure a safe environment for all.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation.

Qualifications:

Minimum Required Qualifications
High School diploma or equivalent. Ability to meet, communicate, and work with general public effectively and to react calmly, quickly, and accurately in emergency situations essential. Must successfully pass literacy, physical, psychological, and polygraph exams, as well as a Basic Training Academy as provided or approved by Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. Minimum age 21 years.

Preferred Qualifications
Prior law enforcement experience preferred.