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Police Officer

UW - Milwaukee Police

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Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Police Officers serve as law enforcement officers at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee. These positions function with full arrest powers under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant. Many investigations and duty assignments are conducted independently. Responsibilities are generally complex and demanding and require the skills, abilities and training of an experienced and seasoned officer. Police Officers will be expected to become thoroughly familiar with the police department policies, procedures, rules, regulations and memoranda, as well as the University Staff Code of Conduct. The principal duties of a University Police Officer are to provide for the personal safety of all persons on campus, ensure a peaceful environment in which the academic pursuits of the University can be realized, prevent and detect criminal activity and to apprehend those involved in such activity. Many additional services are also provided to students, faculty, staff, and community.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Lateral Pay Transfer
  • Pay Progression
  • For more info:


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • 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
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good driving record
  • Good physical condition
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • U.S. citizen
  • Vision correctable to 20/20
  • Minimum Age:
    Minimum Age
Other Qualifications
  • Please see original job posting for details.

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Highly qualified candidates for this position will also have:

Hold a Bachelor or Master’s Degree from an accredited University; Two or more years working as a certified Law Enforcement Officer; Experience working with higher education police agencies; and Advanced training in sexual assault investigations (other than the training given in basic recruit school); and Advanced training in Law Enforcement mental health/developmental disability intervention or other types of CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) Training (other than what is given in basic recruit school).


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
  • Physical Fitness/Agility Screening
  • Psychological Examination
  • Vision 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
Aundria Johnson OR Deidre Colas
Application Contact Title
Operations Program Associate
Application Contact Agency
Application Contact Address

3410 N Maryland Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Application Contact Phone
(414) 229-4627
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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