Police Officer

Waco, TX

Baylor University

Job Description

The Police Officer serves within the Department of Public Safety and reports to one of the Patrol Lieutenants. This position will work closely with the other members of the Baylor PD staff, Baylor faculty and staff, students, guest to Baylor and with external first responders. The position enforces federal and state law and Baylor University policies while patrolling campus. The successful candidate will have the ability to relate to all members of the Baylor community, a desire to help others, the ability to demonstrate good judgment under pressure, and demonstrate integrity in all job duties.

Police Officer Qualifications

All applicants shall possess a minimum of a high school diploma, GEDs will not be considered, Preference will be given to candidates with an Associate Degree from an accredited Junior College or 60 college hours from an accredited College or University.

Applicants must be a minimum of 22 years of age at the time of their commissioning with the Baylor University Police Department .

Applicants must possess a current Texas Driver's license or be eligible to obtain a Texas Driver's license.
  • Applicants who have had more than 2 moving citations in the past two years will not be considered
  • If the applicant's driver's license has ever been suspended, that will be an immediate dis-qualifier.

Applicants must have active peace officer certification with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Cadets who are currently attending the Basic Peace Officer Course in a Texas licensed policy academy are eligible to apply.
  • Texas out of state candidates or military personnel who are eligible to challenge the Texas Peace Office Licensing Exam are also eligible to apply.

Applicants must meet all Texas Commission on Law enforcement licensing standards set forth in the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Statutes and Rules Handbook Chapter 217; 217.1. Minimum Standards for Enrollment and Initial Licensure.

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About Us

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

To apply please click here! Posted: 04/15/2021