Emory University Police Officer in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



192100:CS Emory University Police

Job Description:


  • Performs the duties of an armed peace officer.

  • Conducts field investigations, initiates and executes detentions, makes arrests, issues citations, writes reports, obtains warrants, conducts searches, transports prisoners to jail or to a juvenile facility, and testifies in a court of law.

  • Provides armed vehicular and foot patrol within jurisdiction.

  • Responds to calls for assistance in life threatening, emergency and service related situations.

  • Enforces state and federal law, local ordinances, and organizational regulations.

  • Controls crowds and conducts/controls traffic.

  • Restrains violent or resistant patients under the direction of medical personnel; restrains and transports violent criminals.

  • Observes and reports criminal activity and other incidents or conditions jeopardizing the safety and security of the community.

  • Maintains required record-keeping.

  • Performs duties in a sensitive and legal manner and maintains positive public relations.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. One year of experience in one of the following: a peace officer position with arrest authority (or successful completion of Basic Mandate Law Enforcement training), security, or service in the U.S. military with honorable discharge. Must have or be able to obtain a valid Georgia driver's license within 30 day of employment. Must have an insurable driving record. Must be able to develop and maintain proficiency with a handgun and other required weapons.

Operating Unit/Division:

Campus Services

Job Title:

Police Officer

This position involves::

Not Applicable

Preferred Qualifications:

P.O.S.T certified police officer

Full/Part Time:




Minimum Hourly Rate $:


Midpoint Hourly Rate $:


Minimum Annual Rate $:


Midpoint Annual Rate $:


Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).