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The Police Officer will patrol college buildings and grounds to prevent theft, trespass, vandalism or violations of college policies and General Laws of the Commonwealth. Support the department’s campus wide community policing philosophy. Engage in a proactive approach to problem solving, policing, and involvement in the Stonehill College community. Maintain an excellent working relationship with other campus police officers, supervisors, and campus departments, outside police agencies, regional police academies, and courts.

Core Duties
§ Interpret and enforce pertinent laws, rules, and regulations, with tact, firmness and diplomacy.
§ Analyze situations accurately and adopt a corrective course of action.
§ Write clear and concise reports of factual occurrences.
§ Work in confidentiality and utilize discretion, and communicate effectively both orally and writing.
§ Respond to incidents and provide an appropriate response; making arrests as necessary, complete investigations, respond within accepted police practices and principles and departmental policies and procedures.
§ Submit reports as directed by the Police Sergeants or Police Lieutenant including; summaries of cases, incidents and investigative reports, training, property, evidence, community relations programs, and all other assigned tasks.
§ Knowledge of current principles, practices, and techniques of law enforcement and crime prevention in a college setting, including patrol, traffic, investigation, juvenile delinquency, and communications.
§ Thorough knowledge of college and departmental policies, geography, and buildings. Such knowledge may be acquired subsequent to appointment.
§ Participate in on-campus student programs, community outreach programs, including officer liaison, community associate, and others as directed by the Police Lieutenant.

Licenses and other Requirements
§ High school graduate or general education degree (GED); and have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college.
§ Successful completion of field training program as determined by the Field Training Division.
§ Successful completion of six (6) month probationary period.
§ Willingness to seek out specialized training in the policing environment and utilizes those skills within the department.
§ Experience as a police officer within a residential college or university environment is preferred.

Mandatory Qualifications
§ Must immediately upon hire meet requirements to obtain police powers under M.G.L. C22§63, maintain a valid MA Firearms License, Current CPR, First Responder, & AED Certification, valid Drivers License and other necessary certifications.

If interested in applying for this position please complete an internal application in the Office of Human Resources or call 508-565-1105
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