The CPO Sergeant provides services to the Homewood Campus and designated off-campus University facilities and activities. Function in concert with the University's various other service-oriented personnel in providing for a safe and secure environment in which students, faculty, and staff may enjoy rewarding academic and social life experiences. Serve as a backup to the Lieutenant (Officer in Charge of shift) as needed. Orchestrate and oversee police functions during shift.
The Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform uniformed patrols and crime prevention services for the protection of life and property.
Offer proactive support of student and staff initiatives.
Develop and maintain a positive rapport with students, faculty, staff, and members of the surrounding neighborhoods.
Coordination and cooperation with various University administrators in the preliminary and follow-up investigations of complaints, reported criminal offenses, and disruptions.
Enforcement of University policies and regulations, state laws, and Baltimore City Ordinances.
In-depth knowledge of campus law enforcement, and the ability to effectively interact with Security Department personnel, students, faculty, and staff, and outside enforcement agencies.
Must be able to function in keeping with a community-oriented value- based philosophy, and enjoy working in support of students and their activities.
Periodically serve as Officer in Charge of shift.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma/GED required. Successful completion of entrance-level training at an accredited Police Academy or AA in Law Enforcement preferred. Two years law enforcement experience required.
Good communication skills, including handwriting. Proficiency with personal computers and modern word processing. Valid MD driver's license with excellent driving record. Must meet MD State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police commission. Applicant's background, integrity, and MV operating record must be exemplary.
Physical Requirements for the Job:
Successfully complete a physical/health screening examination by the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, which includes a drug screening; successfully meet and maintain Campus Safety and Security physical requirements. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work and officers must be able to remain on feet for extended periods of time, as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, lift. Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including automobiles, vans, segways, baton, pepper spray, office equipment, radio, telephone, computers with current word processing and other software, etc.; pursue offenders, restrain or apprehend aggressive individuals and make arrests when necessary; run moderate distances and/or go up and /or down flights of steps; read, interpret, and understand University policies and procedures; withstand exposure to inclement weather.
Must meet Maryland State Police requirements and investigation for a Special Police Commission and have exemplary background and integrity in possession of a valid U.S. motor vehicle driver's license; must pass a University criminal background investigation; have and maintain a clean motor vehicle driving record (no more than two current points).
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