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Police Officer, University Police Hammond

Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest Hammond IN United States

2 months ago

Overview of Police Officer

The University Police Department at Purdue University Northwest is...
seeking a Police Officer. The responsibility of the Police Officer
will be to provide a safe environment to the campus community

• $25.85/hour

Duties and Responsibilities of Police Officer
• Maintain safety and security of students, staff and University
property through vehicular and foot patrols
• Must remain alert and observant to detect and arrest unrest and
criminal conduct
• Enforce state, local and federal laws and University policies,
as well as regulate traffic
• Prepare clear and concise reports of activity and behavior that
may be reviewed by an administrative or judicial process
• Respond to request for assistance
• Conduct periodic building inspections for safety and security
and secure same when not in use
• Inspect safety and security devices such as alarms and life
saving equipment maintained in University buildings
• Provide reports on campus deviations that affect the
aesthetics, safety or security of buildings and grounds
• Conduct preliminary investigations, follow-up and prepare
supplementary reports about crimes or aberrant campus behavior.
Interview witnesses, complainants and victims of crime and
accurately describe events as they are communicated
• Provide testimony in court relevant to any arrest and act as a
professional witness to specific on-view conduct that results in a
criminal or civil judicial contest
• Respond to request for information and/or direction. Provide
escorts, assist motorist, make emergency notifications when
necessary and provide safety counseling and information
• Ensure that the established collaborative partnerships, as
outlined in Regional Mutual Aid agreements, remain intact and
assist external law enforcement agencies when authorized and
• Perform any other lawful duties as required by supervisory or
command staff

Benefits of Police Officer
• Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability,
Retirement, Life Insurance and more
• Ten paid vacation days first year of employment
• Ten paid holidays
• University paid and matching contribution to retirement
• University contribution to Health Savings Account –
• Plus, a chance to earn more through participating in University
Wellness Initiatives
• Employee Wellness Programs
• Paid Parental Leave
• Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children
at any Purdue campus

For more information on our excellent benefit package, please

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan
university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our
students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving
approximately 8,800 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we
value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s
sandy shores. You can have all the perks of a world-class city just
a short drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes
National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.

• High School diploma/GED required

• Two years of previous Law Enforcement experience

Additional Information

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of
employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful
background check along with a motor vehicle records check if

Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed
to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected
veterans are encouraged to apply.

FLSA Status

Hammond IN USA

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