Police Officer II

Dallas, TX
University of North Texas at Dallas

Position Summary:

Perform all duties normally associated with employment as a licensed police officer; including, preventive patrol, arrest, search & seizure, traffic enforcement, crash investigation, public safety and service, investigation of criminal incidents, and maintaining public order on the UNT Dallas main campus and Law Center and surrounding area. Work involves patrolling day and night all campus areas, buildings and parking lots. Police Officers must exercise good judgment and discretion in dealing with violators of laws and University regulations. Police Officers may be required to work special assignments, special events or be on call.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts regular patrols inside and outside of buildings, parking lots, and around the campus grounds to watch for criminal activity, unsecured buildings, fires, and any other unusual conditions or irregularities.
  • Investigates reports of criminal behavior and university regulations.
  • Arrests violators and files appropriate charges where and when such action is appropriate.
  • Issues citations for parking and traffic violations.
  • Conducts traffic accident investigations.
  • Prepares written and oral reports on completed investigative activities and calls.
  • Testifies in criminal/civil court, administrative hearings and other required venues.
  • Enforces traffic laws and directs traffic upon area public streets.
  • Protects lives and property.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Chief of Police or police supervisory personnel.
  • Observes safety and security measures appropriate to work performed and work supervised.


  • Must have a High School diploma or GED.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Licensed in Texas as a Basic Police Officer and a minimum of two years of post-academy police experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, criminal justice, sociology, computer science or related field.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.