Police Officer III

Winston-Salem, NC
Winston-Salem State University

Salary: $55,000 – $59,859.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a variety of duties to protect members of the University community. Comply with commonly applied regulations, policies, procedures, and general orders.
  • Conducts visible vehicular patrols on roadways and in parking areas.
  • Operates vehicle equipment, in-car cameras, police radio, emergency lights, siren, rifle/shotgun rack, fire suppression equipment, AED, digital camera, vehicle unlock tools, flares, and Taser®, Mobile Data Computer and software, including CAD, RMS, CJLEADS, DCI, and NCAWARE as necessary and available.
  • Recognizes most frequently occurring motor vehicle code violations.
  • Conducts motor vehicle stops utilizing appropriate officer safety and procedural protocol.
  • Conducts traffic crash investigations for minor/lesser involved incidents, with no significant personal injuries presented, with minimal assistance.
  • Identifies drivers that may be impaired and conducts standardized field sobriety testing procedures to evaluate impaired drivers.
  • Differentiates between criminal and non-criminal acts and behaviors. Properly detain/arrest persons using proper subject control; transport/process arrestees.
  • Follows established procedures in securing a crime scene; conducting legal searches; and submitting evidence.


  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Must have Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.
  • Must be North Carolina BLET Certified.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED and 4 years experience as a sworn local, state or federal law enforcement officer.
  • Completion of a Basic Law Enforcement Training school or a certification that is equivalent to NC training and standards commission.
  • Prefer campus law experience.