Police Officer in Training (Placeholder - Primary Job Req for Evergreen)
Prairie View A&M University
Location: Prairie View, Texas
Internal Number: R-029024
The Police Officer in Training, under supervision, receives classroom instruction and on-the-job training in the Texas A&M University Police Department.
Interacts with public day-to-day contact. Provide escorts service in safety and emergency situations, assist state, county, and city law enforcement as requested. Responds to emergency calls and takes appropriate action; provides assistance to other law enforcement and community departments and agencies.
Works under general supervision of a police sergeant or lieutenant; patrols property under the jurisdiction of PVAMU in Waller County by bicycle or foot.
Investigates illegal and suspicious activities, persons and establishments, causes and results of accidents. Takes reports and performs preliminary investigations; enforces all criminal laws and violations of the Criminal penal Code of he State of Texas.
Functions as training coordinator to ensure compliance with state TCOLE training mandates. Also, functions as Victim Assistance Coordinator for the department.
Prevents crime, suppresses disturbances, issues citations, and testifies in Justice of the Peace Court, County/District Courts, and student judicial hearings. Guards and transports prisoners. Reports all violations, rules, and regulations of PVAMU; provides assistance to the public whenever possible.
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
Two years of full-time employment
Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate effectively with all segments of the campus population.
Ability to function under adverse and stressful conditions.
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Certified as a Police Officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
Must have a State of Texas class 'C' vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Must be in excellent physical health and stamina.
Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Successful completion of field training program.
Applicant must pass an entrance exam to be considered for employment.
Applicant must successfully pass psychological evaluation, physical examination, and complete background investigation to include but not limited to driving history, criminal background, and credit history.
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.