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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Police Officer in Atlanta, Georgia


Emory University is growing their Police Department and is looking for Polie Officers to joing their team. The mission of the Emory Police Department—a division of the Emory Department of Public Safety and Emory Campus Services—is to provide professional police services in partnership with the community we serve.

The Police Deparment consists of highly trained, certified law enforcement officers supported by outstanding civilian employees, making the department one of the finest law enforcement agencies in the country.

Officers work in three major policing environments: suburban - the Atlanta campus in DeKalb County (which adjoins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention); urban - the Emory University Hospital Midtown campus in the city of Atlanta; and rural - the Oxford College campus in the city of Oxford.

  • 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.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Georgia driver's license within 30 days of employment.

  • Must be able to complete Georgia P.O.S.T. basic peace officer certification as scheduled by the Department, if not certified in Georgia at the time of employment.

  • Must have an insurable driving record.

  • Must be able to develop and maintain proficiency with a handgun and other required weapons.

  • Must pass an extensive background investigation including a drug screen and psychological exam.

  • An accredited associates degree or equivalent course work is preferred.


Prefer one, or more, of the following:

  • Experience as a peace officer with arrest authority

  • Law enforcement support Security-Related function

  • Certified as a peace officer in any state

  • Service in the U.S. military with honorable discharge.

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Job Number 45782

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Campus Services

Department CS Emory University Police

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta