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Police Officer I

The University of Texas Brownsville Police - Brownsville, Texas

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Entry Level Salary:
$35,000.00 annual

Job Description

To perform law enforcement duties on the property under the control and jurisdiction of the University of Texas System. Preserve the peace by the use of all lawful means, interceding, when authorized by law, to prevent or suppress crime. Provide service, information and directions to students, employees and visitors. Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with or without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons. Enforce traffic law by detecting violations, making violator contacts, placing violators in custody or issuing citations or warnings. Investigate motor vehicle collisions. Prepare various written reports narrating law enforcement and police activities. Enforce Board of Regent’s Rules and Regulations. Prepare reports on all activities, filing them with supervising officer. Identify potential security and safety hazards. Perform related duties as assigned. Discusses cases with prosecuting attorneys, prepares evidence, and appears as a witness in court.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: : N/A
  • Education: : High School Diploma or GED, successful completion of a TCLEOSE approved Basic Peace Officer Course, has passed TCLEOSE exam.
  • Experience: : 1 Year experience is preferred
Must hold a Peace Officer Commission, and a valid driver’s license not subject to suspension. Must be eligible to drive a University of Texas owned or leased motor vehicle. Must meet certain prerequisites established by the Office of the Director of Police, Board of Regents, and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education concerning age requirements and physical, mental, and educational standards. Effective written and oral communications skills. Must have the physical and mental capabilities to properly carry out responsibilities and duties as a commissioned police officer of The University of Texas System Police. Knowledge and skills in emergency medical procedures, first aid and CPR techniques. Must successfully complete a minimum six-month probationary period immediately following commissioning as a Police Officer.

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Roman Ramos

The University of Texas Brownsville Police
One West University Blvd.
Brownsville, Texas 78521
phone: 956-882-8232

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