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Fort Hays State University University Police Officer in Hays, Kansas

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RESPONSIBILITIES:


+ Observes buildings and offices, streets, etc., while on patrol to determine whether conditions appear in order. Checks exterior of premises for unusual signs which might indicate illegal entry, and speaks to occupants to assure that everything is in order. Identifies locations and times when criminal activity and/or traffic problems are most likely to occur in a particular district.


+ Responds to emergency situations such as fires, injury accidents, hold up alarms, fire alarms and intrusion alarms, bomb and other threats, and initiates immediate action to preserve life, preserve evidence and control the situation. Decides when an emergency response is necessary.


+ Maintains care and control of authorized equipment, vehicles and firearms and reports malfunctions.


+ Locates, collects, preserves, verifies, and critically analyzes information and evidence during patrol activities, calls for service, emergency situations, and criminal investigations. Performs surveillance operations. Interviews complainants, witnesses, suspects and others as needed.


+ Completes written reports in compliance with Kansas Administrative Regulations and departmental procedures, and makes oral reports as needed.


+ Uses a variety of communication skills and special techniques to interact formally and informally with community groups. Provides information upon request about police policies, procedures and techniques as they affect the public. Maintains relations with other law enforcement agencies.


+ Considers circumstances of an observed or suspected violation of law and determines whether to initiate an investigation or to stop and frisk an individual, or whether probably cause exists to arrest and search an individual incident to the arrest without a warrant, and makes arrest or search.


+ Directs and controls traffic flow and pedestrian movement on campus. Patrols streets and related areas to see that streets, drives and fire lanes are open and enforces observed traffic violations. Issues University parking citations, and issues moving traffic violations into municipal or district courts.


+ Directs traffic flow at the accident scene, conduct an investigation as to its cause, photographs and sketches diagrams of accidents, and takes appropriate enforcement action.


+ Position is subject to callback upon need due to emergencies, criminal investigations, and criminal activity and staff shortages as deemed necessary by the Director of Police.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


+ Observes buildings and offices, streets, etc., while on patrol to determine whether conditions appear in order. Checks exterior of premises for unusual signs which might indicate illegal entry, and speaks to occupants to assure that everything is in order. Identifies locations and times when criminal activity and/or traffic problems are most likely to occur in a particular district.


+ Responds to emergency situations such as fires, injury accidents, hold up alarms, fire alarms and intrusion alarms, bomb and other threats, and initiates immediate action to preserve life, preserve evidence and control the situation. Decides when an emergency response is necessary.


+ Maintains care and control of authorized equipment, vehicles and firearms and reports malfunctions.


+ Locates, collects, preserves, verifies, and critically analyzes information and evidence during patrol activities, calls for service, emergency situations, and criminal investigations. Performs surveillance operations. Interviews complainants, witnesses, suspects and others as needed.


+ Completes written reports in compliance with Kansas Administrative Regulations and de partmental procedures, and makes oral reports as needed.


+ Uses a variety of communication skills and special techniques to interact formally and informally with community groups. Provides information upon request about police policies, procedures and techniques as they affect the public. Maintains relations with other law enforcement agencies.


+ Considers circumstances of an observed or suspected violation of law and determines whether to initiate an investigation or to stop and frisk an individual, or whether probably cause exists to arrest and search an individual incident to the arrest without a warrant, and makes arrest or search.


+ Directs and controls traffic flow and pedestrian movement on campus. Patrols streets and related areas to see that streets, drives and fire lanes are open and enforces observed traffic violations. Issues University parking citations, and issues moving traffic violations into municipal or district courts.


+ Directs traffic flow at the accident scene, conduct an investigation as to its cause, photographs and sketches diagrams of accidents, and takes appropriate enforcement action.


+ Position is subject to callback upon need due to emergencies, criminal investigations, and criminal activity and staff shortages as deemed necessary by the Director of Police.


Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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