Bradley University will be accepting lateral transfer applications for the position of University Police Officer.
Bradley University Police Officers develop partnerships within and outside the University community and maintain the security and safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors and safeguard the property of the University and its community. Police Officers are generally assigned to patrol the campus and surrounding areas by car, bike or on foot, making routine checks of campus and residential areas, looking for hazardous, unusual or suspicious conditions requiring police action or assistance. They assist the injured, elderly and disabled; administer first aid; direct and control campus and surrounding area traffic; investigate suspicious persons and vehicles and secure accident, crime and disaster scenes. University Officers will interact on a regular basis with federal, state and municipal law enforcement agencies.
Police duties involve protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances and general police assignments including patrol, preliminary complaint and criminal investigation, traffic control and accident investigation. University Officers identify and apprehend offenders; conduct interviews and interrogations; locate witnesses; seize contraband; conduct warrant checks; perform surveillance; search persons and places; attend court and testify in the trial process and prepare written reports on assigned tasks.
Duties may involve an element of personal danger and require University Police Officers to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in emergency situations. Bradley’s Officers respond to calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, domestic and neighborhood disturbances, assaults, robberies and any other felonies or misdemeanors. They conduct premise checks; secure and unlocking doors as necessary and police special events as assigned.