Police Officer

Radford, VA
Radford University

Job Summary
A Campus Police Officer is a member of the campus police force, which serves and protects the college community. The Officer is responsible for maintaining the security and safety of persons and property; identifying potential security and safety hazards; being observant and responding to potential criminal activity on campus; maintaining good public relations by assisting others as a source of information and direction; controlling and regulating traffic and parking as needed; and investigating all security, safety, and traffic incidents.

Required Qualifications
Certification as a law enforcement officer or the ability to complete basic law enforcement school as required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Must be 21 years of age by completion of law enforcement certification. Valid driver’s license required. Computer knowledge to include software systems used in the department. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and sound decision making.


  • Associates’s degree in a related field.
  • or an equivalent level of education, training, and/or experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to relate well with a variety of people.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound independent decisions. Knowledge of the law and University policy. Prior
  • University police experience in law enforcement or related area.
  • Preference for undergraduate study in Law Enforcement or related field.