The UW-Madison Police Department provides complete law enforcement services to the campus community — using state-of-the-art, innovative, and community-oriented policing techniques. We are truly a “city within a city” — and we strive to hire the best and most qualified individuals to serve and protect our community.
All of our police officers are deputized by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and are authorized to enforce all State of Wisconsin laws and Rules of the Board of Regents.
SECURITY OFFICER 4 The Security Officer 4 is responsible for serving the public by maintaining the physical security of persons and property at the University of Wisconsin. Under the supervision of a Security Supervisor or Police Sergeant, the Security Officer 4 patrols all University buildings and grounds, both on foot and bicycle and by vehicle, providing emergency assistance as needed. The officer observes and reports any situation that could cause injury or loss to the University, its faculty, staff, students, or visitors, ensures the rules and laws applicable to the campus are effectively enforced by directing compliance, issuing warnings, and reporting violations to the appropriate authorities Salary: minimum $17/hour Application Deadline: February 9, 2020 LEARN MORE & APPLY ONLINE >>
Think you have what it takes to be a part of a diverse, state-of-the-art, award-winning police force? We are a leader in innovative, progressive policing — and we work at one of the best college campuses in the nation.
We are a leader in policing and possess nationally recognized special units in the bike and mounted patrols. We are a diverse and progressive organization with quality goals and objectives. We live and work by Reaching HIGHER every single day: Honor, Integrity, Guardians, Health, Empathy, and Respect.
The selection process for most sworn positions at the UW-Madison Police Department includes written, physical and psychological examinations, oral interviews, and background investigations. Confidential aspects of a candidates personal life may be explored. Please note that the process to fill vacant positions generally takes three to six months to complete.
Upon selection and Wisconsin law enforcement certification, our new officers go through a rigorous 15-week Police Training Officer Program which utilizes contemporary adult learning models, including problem-based learning.
For more information about the hiring process, email us.
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