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University Law Enforcement Officer

Columbus, OH
Ohio State University Police

Patrols assigned areas, maintains order, directs vehicle/pedestrian traffic, responds to citizen and visitor inquiries, and enforces state laws and regulations.

Target Salary $29.92 – $40.85 Hourly

Posting End Date 04/12/2020

Responsibilities:

Performs assigned investigations of criminal and non-criminal incidents. Makes on-view or warrant arrests for criminal statute violations. Apprehends and books suspects and transports them to appropriate facility. Resolves or prevents conflicts between persons or groups within campus community. Enforces traffic laws and regulations. Performs crowd control duties. May, with specific supervisory direction, work independently in the resolution of department problems and/or needs. Submits detailed reports regarding investigations of criminal and non-criminal incidents. May be assigned to a technical or specialized function related to law enforcement operations.

Qualifications:

Minimum age 21; Valid unrestricted driver’s license (must obtain a valid Ohio driver’s license prior to the end of probationary period); Minimum seventy-two (72) quarter college credit hours or equivalent semester credit hours of documented college course work or twelve (12) months public law enforcement experience or equivalent combination education and experience; Eligibility for faithful performance bond; Must successfully complete medical/visual, psychological, physical performance evaluations, polygraph, and other pre-employment requirements prescribed by the University and police department prior to appointment, and possibly thereafter; No conviction record for felony or crime of moral turpitude; Current Peace Office certification (if certification is from a state other than Ohio, must be able to meet all of the conditions necessary as determined by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) to receive an Ohio Peace Officer Certification within 6 months of employment).