University of Missouri-St. Louis Police Department
This position currently qualifies for a hiring incentive of $2,000 with a two-year employment commitment- Currently valid POST license required.
BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
To enforce University regulations, and city and state laws as they apply on University property and designated areas.
Patrol assigned area by motor vehicle, bicycle or on foot to prevent, discover, and deter the commission of crime, enforce university rules and regulations, provide personal and property security and traffic law enforcement. Observe and make note of suspicious persons, possible violators, hazardous conditions or unusual situations.
Check buildings and property following security procedures; lock entry-ways and points of access as scheduled, take note and report evidence of damage and possible break-ins.
Observe public or student gatherings and analyze developments to determine need for action.
Respond to emergency alarms and dispatched calls regarding a variety of services including:illness,accidents,disturbances, crime and other acts against persons or property, animal control, and motorist assistance. Provide necessary assistance and take appropriate action based on analysis of situation and facts.
Assist in parking patrol activities including issuing citations and ordering vehicle removals. Perform traffic control duties, directing automobile and pedestrian traffic to maintain safe and efficient flow. Issue warnings or citations to drivers when violations of motor vehicle laws are observed. May administer field sobriety tests.
Conduct preliminary investigations of incidents as necessary; collect and preserve physical evidence, protect crime scene, interview suspects and witnesses, and files appropriate reports as directed by federal, state or local legal requirements. Prepare court cases and provide legal testimony in response to subpoena as witness and/or reporting officer to crime.
May arrest individuals and take into custody. Process arrested individuals by taking photographs, obtaining fingerprints, and writing arrest reports; transports violators to jail.
Provide escort service for designated individuals and money messengers, and assist with special events on campus. Renders first aid as needed, following prescribed procedures and victim I personal safety precautions.
Takes and writes incident I accident reports, including those of missing/stolen property and criminal activity. Provide general assistance and information to students, staff and the public.
Assist federal, state, county and city law enforcement authorities as requested or dispatched by central office. Prepare and file daily activity reports of disturbances, accidents, crimes and tickets issued in prescribed format. May prepare and process documents such as citations, complaints, affidavits, and warrants.
May serve in the capacity of field training officer. Perform related duties as assigned.
Direct supervision is received from a designated supervisor.
Limited supervision will be exercised over assigned probationary officer(s) while acting in the capacity of a field training officer. Supervision of crime scene/criminal incident as first responder until relieved by a designated supervisor. Additional supervision of others may be exercised as specified by the Chief of Police or member of department management.
This document is a general description of typical job duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees holding the associated job title. Additional duties, specific qualifications and work emphosis may vary between individual positions.
High school diploma or equivalent
A valid Missouri operator's license
Missouri POST certification must be obtained within a reasonable period after employment;commission to active officer duties will begin after certification is obtained. Missouri POST certification may be required prior to employment by the local campus office, based on current staffing needs.
Strong, verbal communication skills are necessary.
Possesses conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures within the Institutional Safety function
Commensurate mental and physical skills necessary to walk/stand for long periods of time, respond to emergencies, and maintain order among individuals and groups are necessary.
30 college credit hours from accredited college or university OR 2 years federal active duty military service with an honorable discharge OR 2 years' experience as full-time POST certified peace officer
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