May 11, 2020

Campus Police Officer

  • TrulyHired
  • Topeka, KS, USA

Job Description

Title: Campus Police Officer

Reports to: Director of School Safety

Position Purpose: The Campus Police Officer provides for the safety and security of students, staff, faculty, volunteers and patrons of Topeka Public Schools.

  • High school diploma or equivalency required
  • Must be 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen
  • Able to be certified as a police officer under Kansas law
  • Knowledge of Kansas Criminal and Traffic Code, State Statutes and County Ordinances, Criminal Procedures, Juvenile Law and court proceedings
  • Capable of meeting physical and psychological needs of the position
  • Possess exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of thinking quickly and have creative problem-solving skills
  • Capable of interaction with a diverse, highly-educated population
  • Flexible, service-oriented objective outlook and commitment to customer service
Preferred Qualifications:
  • KLETC certified
  • Previous law enforcement/security experience with educational, healthcare, or government protective service
  • Some college education
  • Bilingual
  • Identify and eliminating potential hazards and/or opportunities for crime and criminal activity
  • Work to reduce and/or eliminate truancy in Topeka Public Schools
  • Conduct aggressive and proactive police patrol to deter and detect crime and/or manmade or natural safety hazards
  • Provide assistance to school administrators dealing with disruptions to the school or school environment
  • Establish crime prevention, emergency response and safety programs designed to educate the community and school employees in the event of a criminal act or school emergency
  • Complete police reports to document illegal or inappropriate activity on school properties or adjacent property
  • Enforce District policy and procedure, city ordinances and the laws of the State of Kansas
  • Operate District equipment to include alarm systems, surveillance equipment and patrol units when necessary
  • Subdue offenders and criminals by using the minimum amount of force needed to protect he officer and other persons
Physical/Emotional Requirements:

The incumbent may be required to use the following skills and abilities during any part of the working day: speaking, hearing, manual dexterity, bending/stooping, sitting, walking, running, crawling, or climbing.

Terms of Employment:12 months; salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education

Evaluation: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board policy on evaluations.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Contact Information
  • Rebecca Dortch
  • 624 SW 24th Street
  • Topeka, Kansas 66611

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