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Police Officer
Police Officer
  • If you are the type of person who thrives in challenging environments, you are just the kind of person we are looking for. This is a great opportunity for recently retired officer or officers who are seeking a new challenge. If you are looking for a change and enjoy a slower pace come check us out.
  • Duties include the following:
  • Ensure a prompt response and a proper disposition to all calls for service.
  • Prepare quality reports when appropriate.
  • Ensure that crimes are properly investigated and that evidence is properly gathered, reported, and preserved.
  • Promote the general safety of persons, property, and equipment through a proper balance of vehicle, foot and bicycle patrol.
  • Facilitate the safe and smooth flow of traffic by directing traffic and enforcing traffic laws through citations and verbal warnings.
  • Keep the University community informed through appropriate public relations activities.
  • Develop a relationship of trust by becoming personally acquainted with members of the campus community.
  • Use investigative skills to assist in investigations as directed by supervisor.
  • Provide direct support to the chief and other supervisors by completing special assignments and projects.
  • Keep the chief informed of any issues sensitive to the department or the university.
  • Foster good interdepartmental relations by cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in information exchange.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of laws applicable to current duties, department policies and procedures, University regulations, and police operations. Maintain physical readiness.
  • Maintain other certifications in areas needed for patrol work.
  • Work 12 hr shifts that include weekends, nights and holidays with every other weekend off.  NON VRS position
Other duties as assigned
Position: Police Officer 
Position: Police Officer
Organization: Virginia Union University
Location: Richmond,  VA 
United States
Salary: $42,000 year
Posting Start Date: 12/23/2020
Date Posted: 7/10/2021
Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must Posses an active Virginia Law Enforcement Officer DCJS certification
  • Excellent Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have skill to handle firearms and operate a motor vehicle safely.
  • A valid Virginia driver’s license with a positive points balance is required, if applicants are from out of state the ability to get a Virginia license by the start date of the position is required.
  • Applicants must demonstrate responsive, approachable, and courteous engagement with the community. The ability to maintain a calm, balanced perspective, and successfully complete duties in a stressful situation is essential, as is the ability to analyze situations and use good judgment.
  • Strong oral and written communications, including writing accurate reports, testifying in court, and interacting with a diverse community is required.
  • Please submit your resume or questions to RECottrell@vuu.edu 
Status: This listing expires on: 9/8/2021
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Organization Information
Virginia Union University
1500 N Lombardy Street

Richmond,  VA 23220
United States
(804) 605-8891
Major Robby Cottrell