Job Summary/EssentialJob Functions: The PoliceSergeant will serve as assistant shift commander (first line supervisor), underthe direction of the operations manager or shift commander (Lieutenant). This position will supervise the activity of several police and securityofficers, review reports and direct activities of assigned personnel.Additionally, this position will respond to the scene of any significantincident to coordinate subordinate staff performance.
Serve as shift supervisor/sergeant of an assigned shift.
Patrol assigned areas on foot or in police car to detect crime and arrest violators.
Notify supervisors and/or authorities of theft, trespassing, fires, or other unusual events; coordinates with other law enforcement agencies as necessary.
Regulate pedestrian and vehicular traffic; investigate traffic accidents and files preliminary accident reports.
Apprehend, arrest, and file charges on suspects when appropriate; prepare and present testimony in court concerning traffic violations, burglaries and other offenses.
Transport money for various University units; provide security for special University events.
Assist Lieutenant in reviewing work of designated employees; assist and instruct designated officers in investigation and other unusual situations; assist sergeant officers in training of police and security officers.
Issue instructions to field officer; attend training modules and ensure officers meet training requirements; perform annual evaluations of personnel assigned to shift.
Provide information about the University to students, staff, and general public.
Perform other duties as required.
Internal Number: 153245
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