Police Officer - Detective

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Richmond, KENTUCKY
Deadline: 12 Nov 2018

Posting Details


Posting Summary

Position Title Police Officer - Detective
Position Number 998810
Position Type Staff
Position Category Fulltime Hourly Staff
Search Type Internal
Posted Salary Information
Driver Classification Driver
City Richmond
Division VP for Finance & Administration
Department Campus Public Safety
Unit Police Department
FLSA Non-Exempt
Contact Person Patrick Begley
Schedule Type Full Time (40 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details
Funding Source Institutional
Retirement HAZ
Position Summary

An EKU Detective is the principal agent responsible for carrying out investigations of crimes, detection and prevention of violations of the law and the collection, identification and preserving of evidence. This position must possess excellent investigative and communication skills that enable them to locate, identify and interview victims, witnesses and suspects. This position will also assist in the coordination of university crime prevention programs to preserve peace and good order of the community and support smooth operations of the university.

Minimum Education

High School diploma or GED

Minimum Experience

One year of experience
Requirements for Police Officer 1
• At least 21 years of age.
• Valid Driver’s license.
• Citizen of the United States of America.
• Qualifies for acceptance for Kentucky Law Enforcement Council basic police training program and/or certification as a police officer under Kentucky Statues.
• Persons that qualify for police officer certification under Kentucky Statue and are graduates of the Police Basic Training program may be given preference.

Minimum Licensure and Certification
Qualification Equivalencies
Desired Qualifications

Essential Skills:
• First Aid Certification
• Use of firearms.
• Basic Photography
• Motor vehicle operation and inspection.
• Typing
• Report Composition
• Basic fingerprint and latent fingerprint search and development
• Crime scene search.
• Interrogation
• Knowledge of laws and regulations
• Knowledge of university organization, personnel operations.
• Traffic Control
• Accident Investigation


Job Functions

Job Duty Name Complete the processing and investigation of all university crimes
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Assist in the coordination of Crime Prevention Program
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Assist with the maintenance of evidence rooms
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Gather and conduct review of intelligence on crime activity that has a direct or indirect effect on the university community
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Provides services for the prevention of illegal, unsafe or undesirable activity from occurring on University property or during University activities;
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Provides Enforcement of all University, City, State and Federal law as it applies to keeping order at the University
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Manages the traffic issues on and around university properties
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Rendering of service to University as established by departmental policy and procedures
Job Functions

Job Duty Name Other Duties within Divisional Responsibility

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00161P
Number of Vacancies One
Job Open Date 11/07/2018
Application Review Date
Job Close Date 11/12/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary
AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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