Police Officer

Augusta, GA
Augusta University

Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Patrol a designated area of the University, preserve law and order, be alert for and control commission of crimes
  • Lock and unlock buildings for faculty, students and employees; Provide escort services as needed
  • Answer calls and/or complaints of fire or other accidents, and enforce traffic regulations
  • Prepare necessary records and reports
  • Assist police dispatcher as necessary
  • Exercise quick, sound judgment and apply prescribed procedures to emergency situations; Restrain uncooperative persons
  • Conduct investigations – collect and identify evidence, question principals and witnesses, testify in court

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accredited organization
  • Must be 18
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have first aid skills; possess moral and ethical character
  • Must be POST certified or be able to gain certification by POST Academy

Certifications

Must be POST certified or be able to gain certification by POST Academy