CLASS TITLE: CAMPUS POLICE LIEUTENANT
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
On an assigned shift, to supervise the work of Campus Police Officers and others of lesser rank engaged in performing duties of a patrolling, protective and policing nature upon the premises of a post-secondary educational institution; to make arrests in accordance with provisions of the law; to act as shift Commander in the absence of a superior officer; and to do related work as required.
Works under the general supervision of a superior from whom assignments and instructions are received; work is reviewed for conformance to law, regulations, institutional policy and instructions.
Supervises the work of Campus Police Officers and other subordinates on an assigned shift; reviews work by frequent inspection, to insure compliance with law, regulations, institutional policy and instructions.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
On an assigned shift, to supervise the work of Campus Police Officers and others of a lesser rank engaged in performing duties of a patrolling, protective and policing nature upon the premises of a post-secondary educational institution.
To take roll calls; to conduct inspections of personnel at the beginning of duty tour; to give special orders and assignments and to certify time and attendance records for personnel on the shift.
To make periodic tours to provide field checks on all patrols; as required to patrol an assigned area.
To direct and regulate traffic; to provide information to the public; to respond, investigate and make detailed reports on traffic violations, accidents and criminal incidents.
To operate a breathalyzer, take fingerprints and pictures as required.
To arrest with or without a warrant, as permitted within the law, any person for violations of state or federal criminal statutes or for violation of local town ordinances occurring on said premises or upon streets and highways immediately adjacent to said premises and to process and/or detain such person(s) as required; and to write and submit reports concerning such actions.
To appear in Court or at other hearings such as campus judicial boards and give testimony, and prepare paperwork relating to such appearances.
To cooperate with other law enforcement agencies, fire departments and the State Fire Marshall's Office in the enforcement of laws and regulations
To operate a communications office and keep police and fire records.
To render first aid related to First Responder Certification.
To do related work as required.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES:
A thorough knowledge of applicable Board of Regents' and institutional regulations; a thorough knowledge of applicable of the principles and practices commonly applied by a police officer in the enforcement of law and regulations to protect life and property; the ability to apply such knowledge, principles and practices; the ability to plan, supervise and review the work of a subordinate staff; the ability to assist in training the work of subordinates engaged in maintaining law and order and protecting persons and property; the ability to review and evaluate findings of investigations; the ability to assist subordinates in the prosecution of persons arrested for violations; the ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and to act quickly, calmly, decisively and correctly in an emergency; the ability to render first aid related to First Responder Certification; the ability to operate a communications office and keep reports; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Such as may have been gained through: graduation from an approved high school; and must have satisfactorily completed the Rhode Island Municipal Training Academy curriculum; and
Such as may have been gained through: considerable employment in a responsible full-time position requiring maintenance of law and order, and the protection of life and property including the responsibility for the arrest and detention of persons in violation of the law.
OR any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.
1. Must be physically qualified to perform assigned duties as evidenced by a physician's certificate; and
2. Must possess a valid Rhode Island driver's license.
3. Must acquire First Responder Certification
within 6 months of appointment and maintain certification as
a condition of continued employment.