Police Officer-Campus Police

University Of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson , MS 39201

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Job Category:

Institutional Services (Non-Faculty Only)


SER-Campus Police-Chief


Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Police Officer-Campus Police

Job Summary:

To patrol an assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, protect lives, prevent crimes and safeguard property.

Education & Experience

High school diploma/GED. Must be 21 years of age. Valid driver's license. Mississippi Board of Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Certification or pass a physical fitness test and attend ten (10) week basic police academy training within one (1) year of hire to obtain certification.

Certifications, licenses or registration required: Valid Driver's License. Mississippi Board of Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Certification or pass a physical fitness test and attend ten (10) week basic police academy training within one (1) year of hire to obtain certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to speak, read, and write. Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents federal and state regulations, and UMMC rules. Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote security operations for the protection of people, property, and institutions. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with public, patients, staff and other team members. Ability to maintain firearm registration. Ability to maintain physical and personal standards. Ability to make sound judgments and to react calmly in emergency situations.


  • Provides public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.

  • Responds to incoming calls regarding criminal activity, fire, automobile accidents and other general emergency requests.

  • Patrols assigned area on foot, bicycle, or automobile; identifies, pursues, and arrests suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.

  • Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities; testifies in court to present evidence or act as a witness.

  • Administers emergency first-aid treatment such as CPR as necessary; provides escort services to visitors and staff as applicable.

  • Provides special service functions such as assisting individuals experiencing motor vehicle problems.

  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires frequent exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, occasional sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Police Officer-Campus Police

University Of Mississippi Medical Center