Police Officer (VA Certified)

Richmond, VA
University of Richmond

Position Summary:

A sworn law enforcement position to provide law enforcement and crime prevention duties to include CLERY requirements for the University of Richmond within the University of Richmond Police Department.

Essential Functions:

  • Protects community and property of the University.
  • Patrols campus.
  • Responds to calls of service.
  • Provides safety and security services to the University Community.
  • Promotes a positive community relation in the performance of job duties.
  • Enforces University rules and regulations.
  • Provides non-police related services as needed.
  • Willing to work overtime assignments when needed.
  • The person in this position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority and Responsible Employee for Clery and Title IX purposes respectively, the employee will maintain current training and comply with the responsibilities of both titles.
  • Enforces VA Criminal and Traffic Laws.
  • Makes arrests.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Enforces parking violations.
  • Provides mutual aid and assistance to other law enforcement agencies as requested.
  • Conducts criminal investigations, if assigned.
  • Collects and maintain evidence.
  • Writes reports in a clear manner.
  • Initiates administrative reporting process for student violations of University rules and regulations.
  • Attends department training to maintain required police standards.


  • Currently certified as a Virginia Law Enforcement Officer through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
  • Able to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Maintains all training standards and firearm requirements established by DCJS and URPD.
  • Able to present to a wide variety of audiences regarding safety issues, and crime prevention topics.
  • Demonstrates computer efficiency in Microsoft office and possesses effective communication skills.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to produce a driving record with a minimum of 3 years of driving history in good standing.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officer.