University Police Officer – Lateral Transfer

Peoria, IL
Bradley University

Salary range: $23.50 To 33.75 Hourly.

Position Summary:

This position is a member of the Bradley University Department who develops partnerships within and outside the University community and maintains the security and safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors and safeguard the property of the University and its community. Police Officers are generally assigned to patrol the campus and surrounding areas by car, bike or on foot, making routine checks of campus and residential areas, looking for hazardous, unusual or suspicious conditions requiring police action or assistance. They assist the injured, elderly and disabled; administer first aid; direct and control campus and surrounding area traffic; investigate suspicious persons and vehicles and secure accident, crime and disaster scenes. University Officers will interact on a regular basis with federal, state and municipal law enforcement agencies.

Essential Functions:

  • Police duties involve protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances and general police assignments including patrol, preliminary complaint and criminal investigation, traffic control and accident investigation.
  • University Officers identify and apprehend offenders; conduct interviews and interrogations; locate witnesses; seize contraband; conduct warrant checks; perform surveillance; search persons and places; attend court and testify in the trial process and prepare written reports on assigned tasks.
  • Duties may involve an element of personal danger and require University Police Officers to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in emergency situations.
  • Bradley’s Officers respond to calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, domestic and neighborhood disturbances, assaults, robberies and any other felonies or misdemeanors


  • Certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as a certified full time police officer (out-of-state police officers should contact human resources at (309) 677-3223 directly for determination of eligibility).
  • And in good standing in the police department in which the person currently serves or separated from with no adverse employment action.
  • And be eligible to be granted a waiver of basic training from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
  • And must pass medical and background checks.
  • And ability to successfully complete a one year probationary period from date of hire and any applicable field training program.