Police Patrol Officer

Dallas, TX
Dallas College

Responsible for providing protection and service to all students, faculty, staff and general public at college campuses and facilities of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD).

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$3,583.33 mo. – $4,120.83 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Applications close: 2 Nov 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


  • Patrols college facilities and property on foot, bicycle and by motor vehicle; issues citations; secures doors, gates, and other entrances and exits to the grounds and facilities.
  • Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and obtain witness statements related to automobile accidents, suspected crimes and nuisances, etc.
  • Responsible for responding to calls/complaints from campus or dispatch to assist students, faculty, staff and/or the general public with requests for service/assistance or with civil and criminal complaints.
  • Open and secure campus grounds and facilities on a daily basis; set alarms and security surveillance systems.
  • Works well with the public, co-workers, and the DCCCD community network. Communicates effectives via police radio, telephone and in person.
  • Provide daily status reports to supervisor regarding follow-up investigations, potential hazards, etc.
  • Maintains compliance with proper data collection procedures necessary for adherence to Texas racial profiling reporting laws.
  • Trained or obtain training to provide emergency medical treatment, including CPR/AED, until medical personnel arrive.
  • Will be required to handle handguns, baton, and/or defense spray in a safe and effective manner, and be tested on same periodically.
  • Effectively uses interpersonal, communication and diplomacy skills when interacting with individuals of different social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service. Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Knowledge and Experience High school diploma (or equivalent) plus 30 college hours from an accredited institution or two (2) years active military service or two (2) years full-time paid sworn law enforcement experience from the same agency. Current and valid Texas Peace Officer license and driver’s license required. Psychological testing, freedom from drug dependency testing, and a physical (medical) will be conducted as a condition of employment. Works shifts, as assigned, including nights, weekends and holidays. Official transcripts and licenses will be required.