Facilitate communications between officers, other emergency agencies, and the University community
Maintain records of officer activity, confer with community and supervising personnel to address questions, problems, and requests for service
Relay information to and from supervisors and personnel using telephones, or two-way radios
Monitor the University's Central Alarm systems
Dispatch required personnel in accordance with call handling guide
Research, obtain and enter information using national and state maintained information databases such as NCIC, NLETS, TCIC
The University of Tennessee Police Department operates three shifts for Communications:
First Shift 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Second Shift 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, & Third Shift 11:00 pm - 7:00 am
Placement on shifts is determined by seniority and department need. Staff may be required to work during extreme weather / hazardous conditions, regular days off, or holidays based on the needs of the department. All UT Police Staff work some aspect of UT home football games regardless of the person's schedule.
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