Police Officer

Savannah, GA
Savannah State University

Position Summary:

This position performs a wide range of police assignments to help ensure the safety of Savannah State University’s students, faculty, staff and visitors and to protect University property. Performs active patrol; monitors all activities taking place on campus. Takes appropriate investigative actions to deter criminal activity. Serves and maintains various constituencies of Savannah State University; patrols aggressively and provides emergency assistance. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure a safe environment for the entire Savannah State community.
  • Perform active patrol.
  • Monitor activity; investigate suspicious activity.
  • Assist with investigations as needed.
  • Provide emergency assistance.
  • Write accurate and concise incident and accident reports.
  • Testify in a court of law as required.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with constituency.


  • This position requires four years of high school or GED equivalent. and successfully meet Georgia Peace Officer certification.
  • Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and high professional standards, including the ability to maintain confidentially of highly sensitive information.
  • Must have a valid drivers license in good standing.