The primary purpose of the Police Officer position is to enforce the law, provide service, information and aid to all citizens as circumstances require, prevent crime, suppress disturbances, investigate criminal offenses, and arrest offenders.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Law Duties and Administration 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. Execute all lawful process. Arrest offenders with and without warrant when authorized by law. Investigate criminal offenses to detect and arrest criminals, and recover stolen or lost property. Attempt to locate missing persons.
Enforcement Functions 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.
Additional Operations Give credible testimony in the criminal courts of this state and the United States. Confers with prosecuting attorneys, preserves evidence, and maintain confidential information. Confers with local law enforcement, criminal justice and emergency response agencies on matters of mutual interest.
Other Duties as Assigned Other duties to include, but not limited to, emergency recall and/or may be required to remain onsite or work extended hours during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus. Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.
Education: In accordance with current levels of education for commissioned police officers of the University of Texas System as adopted by the Board of Regents.
Certification: All of the following:
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCOLE) Peace Officer License.
Valid Texas driver’s license.
7777 Knight Rd.
Houston, TX 77054