Police Officer

Radford, VA
Radford University

Salary: $44,000.

Position 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.


  • 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.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 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.