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University of Kansas Medical Center University Police Officer in Wichita, Kansas

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rUniversity Police Officer




Public Safety - Police Operations


Police Operations - Patrol Shift A

Position Title:

University Police Officer

Job Family Group:

University Support Staff

Job Description Summary:

Assist in the University's goal of providing a high-quality educational experience by affording a safe environment for staff, students, and visitors. Uphold state statutes, city ordinances, and University policies. Provide education and protection to the staff and students at KUMC. Enforce laws as well as campus policy to keep the peace and maintain a safe and secure campus while promoting a positive image of law enforcement. Police Officers regularly conduct criminal investigations, perform searches and seizures, arrest offenders, present criminal cases to prosecutors for prosecution into district and municipal courts, respond to medical and other emergencies, write moving traffic violations and assist other local law enforcement agencies. High school diploma or equivalent. Certified or ability to be certified as a law enforcement officer by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. No convictions of or diversions from any felony crimes, or any misdemeanor or felony crimes of domestic violence. Special Qualifications: U.S. citizen; 21 years of age; valid driver's license; drug screen for new hires (certified positions); and annual fire arms qualification (certified positions).

Job Description:


$28.87/hour, $60,050 Annual

For lateral hire up to $30.77/hour, $64,000 Annual

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Health, dental, vision, employer paid life, LTD, flexible benefits plan, miscellaneous voluntary plans available, paid vacation and sick (begin accruing upon hire), paid holidays, paid discretionary day, paid bereavement leave, paid jury duty leave, military leave, paid parental leave, retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

+ As per State specifications. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.

+ Must be able to fulfill requirements of an approved Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. Must possess a valid, unrestricted driver's license (corrective lenses acceptable).

+ Requires use of firearms; therefore to be eligible, candidates cannot have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime per 18 U.S.C. 992(g)(8)(9).

+ Must be eligible to attend a basic law enforcement training program acceptable to KLETC or already be certified as a law enforcement officer.

+ Candidates must take and pass a drug screen test as mandated by the State. Per KSA, candidates must submit and successfully complete a background investigation, medical and psychological examinations, and a physical fitness assessment.

+ Must be willing to receive an annual influenza (flu) vaccination.

+ No previous convictions of a felony or child abuse.

+ No previous domestic violence related convictions or diversions.

+ Must be at least 21 years of age.

+ Must have valid unrestricted driver's license (vision correction allowed).

+ No driver's license suspensions within the previous two (2) years.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) years experience in general law enforcement or two (2) years education in criminology at the college level. Knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of law enforcement.

Job Duties Outlined:

Professional Policing Law Enforcement Operations

+ Responds to all reporting of incidents, problems, requests for assistance and ssues throughout the University and surrounding community; and manages incidents and crisis situations (e.g. emergency alarms, evacuations, bomb threats, etc).

+ Participates in crowd control.

+ Transports prisoners and suspects.

+ Performs patrol duties including foot, bicycle and motorized vehicles and police service duties. Investigates felony and misdemeanor offenses and suspicious activities.

+ Participates in special operations.

+ Operates police operations equipment including motor vehicles, two-way radios, pagers, bicycles, firearms, cameras and other equipment in a safe and prudent manner.

+ Remains abreast of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, statutes and regulations. Investigation and Arrests Procedures Conducts criminal and non-criminal investigations.

+ Collects and disseminates intelligence information. Identifies, protects and processes crime scenes.

+ Collects, marks, photographs and secures evidence and contraband.

+ Operates audio and video recording equipment.

+ Identifies drug substances and offenders.

Tactical and Legal use of Techniques and Tools

+ Utilizes safety measures during suspect contact.

+ Executes custodial arrests of suspects.

+ Ensures that no person's civil rights are violated.

+ Searches, detains and conducts field interviews of suspects or suspicious persons.

+ Determines when to use force, type of force to