Police Officer

Warrensburg, MO
University of Central Missouri

Salary: $21.75/hour.

Position Summary:

Protects students, faculty, staff, visitors and University of Central Missouri property. Officers enforce state statutes, city ordinances, University rules and regulations, and policies of University of Central Missouri. Helps to ensure that University of Central Missouri maintains an atmosphere that is supportive of the educational process.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, Credit Hours.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the following field(s) of study: Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
  • Some college credit hours is preferred.
  • Missouri Police Officer Licensed or currently enrolled in the police academy; Preferred.
  • Must obtain and maintain Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) license as mandated by state law.
  • Must attend and successfully pass the basic Police Academy as prescribed by Missouri Department of Public
  • Safety for state police officers.
  • Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment.
  • Post-offer physical exam required.
  • Interview process includes entrance exam and oral review board.
  • Post offer psychological exam required.
  • Post offer Computer Voice Stress Analyzer exam (lie detector).
  • No prior criminal convictions.