School Police Officer/Lateral-Police Services

Las Vegas, NV
Clark County School District Police Department

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, maintains high visibility on school property to ensure a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment; prevents and responds to crimes against persons and Clark County School District property

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining high visibility on school campuses and District ancillary facilities in order to enforce and support laws, regulations, and procedures; ensures the safety of students and personnel and safeguards District property.
  • Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations; develops personal contacts and informants for investigative purposes.
  • Adheres to General Orders and all applicable District regulations.
  • Investigates crime and other school related incidents (i.e., burglary, theft, arson, malicious mischief, vandalism, assault, etc.) and writes appropriate reports.
  • Interrogates, apprehends, cites, executes warrants and arrests, transports, books, and advises suspects of their constitutional rights.
  • Secures and impounds evidence for legal proceedings.
  • Testifies in court and at administrative hearings, as required.
  • Writes reports such as arrest, accident, incident, and crime; issues citations.
  • Ensures and promotes positive communications between District staff, students, parents/guardians, and the community.
  • Responds to alarm calls and fire alarm calls to determine cause and takes appropriate action.
  • Calls emergency medical personnel, when necessary.
  • Conducts educational and crime prevention programs, as needed.
  • Conforms to safety standards, as prescribed.
  • Performs other tasks related to the position, as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., General Educational Development (GED), foreign equivalency, etc.).
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be a United States (U.S.) citizen.
  • Must have and maintain a safe driving record for the duration of the assignment.
  • A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in Nevada. If not in possession at the time of application, must obtain a valid driver’s license prior to the approval of final selection. License must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.