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Police Officer

UW-Madison Police Department - Madison, Wisconsin

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Entry Level Salary:
$19.95 hourly

Job Description

Job Duties: Engage in formalized problem solving and initiate crime prevention measures whenever possible. Write clear and concise reports based on daily police activity. Use a variety of patrol techniques and strategies to ensure the safety and security of all persons and property on the UW Campus. Take proper enforcement action for traffic violations and any other crimes observed. Make criminal arrests; provide basic first aid to victims and ensure compliance with all laws of the U.W. Administrative Code and the Wisconsin State Statutes. Must be able to effectively and safely operate an emergency vehicle and when appropriate, use force within the guidelines set forth by the State of Wisconsin and UW-Madison Police Department policy.

Additional Information

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate with and be respectful of a very diverse community of individuals; ability to observe and recall facts and details about persons, events, accident scenes, physical conditions and human behaviors; ability to make appropriate quick decisions based on training and experience; ability to read and understand complex printed material; ability to interact with a diverse population in a variety of law enforcement situations. For additional information, follow this link to the UW Madison Police Department at http://www.uwpd.wisc.edu/.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: 60 College credits
  • Experience: None
WELL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS will have a four year degree in Criminal Justice. MINIMALLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS CRITERIA: Certifiable as a Law Enforcement Officer in Wisconsin by the Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) based on completing an academy as a civilian; OR out of state law enforcement certification; OR have a minimum of 60 college credits within 6 months of application. Applicants must have a valid Wisconsin drivers license or be eligible to obtain a valid Wisconsin drivers license upon appointment; be at least 21 years old; be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays; good character; good driving record; NO unpardoned adult felony convictions; NO convictions for domestic violence; free from any alcohol violations within the past five years, and “free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect performance” as a law enforcement officer. How to Apply: To apply, go to http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/COB/POLICEOFFICER_1301495.doc; or by contacting the University of Wisconsin Police Department, Ben Schicker, bschicker@wisc.edu or (608) 890-0979 or Police Lieutenant Tamara Kowalski, tjkowals@wisc.edu or (608) 262-4889, 1429 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711. Completed application materials should be returned by 4:00pm on May 3, 2013 to: UW-Madison Police Department Attn: Personnel Lieutenant 1429 Monroe Street Madison, WI 53711 Please DO NOT email materials as they will contain your social security number.

Contact Informaton

Tamara Kowalski

UW-Madison Police Department
1429 Monroe St.
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
phone: (608) 262-4889

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