University Police Officer II

Bowie, MD
Bowie State University

Essential Functions:

  • Patrols designated areas by vehicle and foot to identify and report safety hazards, detect violations of laws and ordinances, and identify wanted vehicles, persons, and unusual conditions. Maintains a visible presence to deter crime.
  • Responds to calls for emergency service, evaluates the situation and determines appropriate course of action. Performs crowd control; responds to emergency situations; administers emergency medical aid.
  • Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements; collects, preserves, and processes evidence.
  • Conducts surveillance and serves warrants and summonses. Performs searches and detains suspicious vehicles and persons. Arrests, searches, restrains, transports, guards, and processes violators.
  • Interacts with campus community and establishes rapport with public.
  • Mediates disputes and provides advice on legal rights and processes. Performs crisis mediation with persons involved in domestic and civil disputes, suicide, or hostage situations.
  • Operates a variety of communication equipment to obtain, report, and verify information. Prepares and completes a variety of detailed reports and forms to support investigations.
  • Prepares cases; appears and testifies in court.
  • Enforces laws, ordinances, and institutional regulations.
  • Directs traffic, investigates accidents, determines cause and takes appropriate action.
  • Inspects and maintains assigned equipment including firearms and clothing. Operates and utilizes various types of law enforcement equipment such as firearms and other self defense tools and criminal detection devices.
  • Assists in the training and directs the activities of law enforcement and other support personnel.
  • Conducts preliminary investigations and prepares detailed computer-generated incident & verbal reports.


  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be a certified Police Officer in the State of Maryland.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license from the state of residence.
  • Must have successfully completed the entrance level police training approved by the Maryland Police Training Commission.