Patrol Officer (Job Announcement) Tuskegee Univ

Patrol Officer–TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (Tuskegee, Alabama)

The primary responsibility of all persons assigned to this position is to support the instructional mission of the University and to promote positive student and customer relations; safeguard lives and property by enforcing federal, state, and local laws; and enforce University regulations on campus.


  • Issue traffic citations and arrest warrants
  • Respond to calls regarding disputes and advise subjects regarding appropriate behavior
  • Effect arrests and transport to jail
  • Patrol assigned areas and investigate incidents
  • Conduct investigations as required; submit reports to supervisor of infractions of University rules and regulations, state laws, and city and county ordinances
  • Direct vehicle and pedestrian traffic and enforce parking and traffic rules and regulations
  • Respond to emergency situations and assist local police agencies as necessary
  • Provide crowd and traffic control during sporting events and other special events
  • Attends required annual training seminars


  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • High School diploma from an accredited institution recognized by APOST or GED
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to pass departmental mental and physical tests prior to employment
  • Certification as a Peace Officer within 6 months of employment
  • Must possess a valid Alabama Driver’s license
  • Ability to administer CPR or First Aid
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Must have good interpersonal skills (needed to communicate with faculty, staff, students, and the public)
  • Ability to monitor fire and motion systems
  • Knowledge of technical law enforcement jargon and radio 10-codes
  • Ability to operate emergency equipment
  • Ability to recognize safety, security, or health hazards
  • Ability to document investigations
  • Must be a team player


  • Exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations.

Range $26,000 – $30,000 ($12.50-$14.43 hourly rate)
40 hours per week