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Police Officer

UW - Stout Police Dept

Agency City
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The Police Officer is a sworn law enforcement position under the limited direction of the Sergeant or Director/Chief of Police. Officers must be capable of providing a full range of law enforcement services. They enforce laws, investigate complaints, investigate incidents that may have an impact on the University, maintain order, assist people, identify criminal activity, apprehend and arrest offenders, identify the source of problems in the community and work with the community to resolve issues. All Police Officers in permanent status are expected to have the ability to conduct complex investigations, take photographs, collect physical evidence and assist less senior officers in similar circumstances. Police Officers must be capable of preparing complete written reports of all investigation and testifying regarding those reports when necessary. Police Officers must maintain a high level of proficiency in the use of police equipment including the handling and use of firearms and be capable of using deadly force when appropriate based on the laws of the State of Wisconsin and Department policy. Police Officers should be capable of working in cooperation with officers from other agencies and interacting with persons from other University departments, mental health and social services agencies. Police Officers may be required to participate in crowd control and dignitary protection details. Experienced Police Officers may be selected to serve as Field Training Officers, Evidence Technicians or other specialty areas, in which cases additional training is normally provided. Experienced officers may also be assigned to Court Duties, and/or Crime Prevention programming. Police Officers must, at all times, support the department's mission, providing essential law enforcement functions, respecting the rights and dignity of all individuals. Police Officers must deal ethically with the public, valuing trustworthiness, respect, inclusivity, responsibility, justice, fairness, caring, civic virtue and citizenship; having character, pride and professionalism.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Number of Paid Holidays


  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Driver's license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Psychological Examination
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Lisa Pederson
Application Contact Title
Assistant Chief
Application Contact Agency
UW-Stout Police Department
Application Contact Address

817 S. Broadway St
Menomonie, WI 54751
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 232-5331

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