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Law Enforcement Officer I

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Work type: Full-Time
Location: Administration – Orangeburg, SC
Categories: Staff

SC State University’s Campus Police Department located in Orangeburg, SC is currently hiring for a

Law Enforcement Officer I.


Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute sound judgment in the proper application and interpretation of laws and regulations.
  • Apply appropriate state laws and regulations which will achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • Conducts investigations of incidents, complaints, and disturbances occurring in their assigned areas; initiates appropriate report(s).
  • Enforces parking and traffic laws and regulations and issues tickets to violators when appropriate; investigates traffic accidents and prepares reports; directs traffic.
  • Ensure that all tickets are written completely and accurately, and accident investigations and reports are complete and accurate.
  • Protects the scene of a crime until investigations arrive; collects and preserves the evidence in connection with a crime for court.
  • Follow standard protocol; be prepared to testify in court by having all pertinent documentation; dress professionally (coat & tie or uniform).
  • Establishes and maintains a positive liaison and work relationship with other law enforcement agencies. No more than one negative report from another law enforcement agency.
  • Interacts with the student body and staff professionally. Creates an environment of respect and compliance. Develops and maintains professional working relationships with co-workers and peers. Accept constructive correction with an attitude of improvement.
  • Performs related duties as required. Perform other related duties in a timely and efficient manner.

Minimum Requirements for Entry into Position:

High school diploma. Must be 21 years of age; Must be physically qualified and have no criminal record; Must pass a background investigation; Must have a valid driver’s license; Must complete South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Certification program within (1) one year of employment.

Preferred Requirements for Entry into Position:

Certified Class I Law Enforcement Officer by the SC Criminal Justice Academy

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