IU Police Cadets (IU EAST Students ONLY)
Job Summary: IU Police Cadets perform non-law enforcement duties for Indiana University Police Department (IUPD) including radio dispatch duties, security assignments for buildings and events, and special assignments that necessitate the presence of IUPD but not the presence of a sworn Police Officer. Cadets liaise with other workers and are briefed on the situation and issues of the day; they keep the department and the other workers advised on situational developments as appropriate.
Cadets work closely with faculty, staff, students, and visitors, from diverse backgrounds.
Cadets observe and report suspicious activity, can approach individuals and enforce university policy without compromising personal safety, and must call for sworn officer to detain or arrest. Cadets do not have police authority.
Cadets who successfully perform their duties and maintain academic standards, as demonstrated by a GPA of 2.3, for one academic year, will then be given all police training required of a law enforcement officer of the State of Indiana, including attendance in the IU Police Academy. Upon graduation from the Academy, the cadet is then commissioned as a Police Officer.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
REQUIRED: Be a full-time student in the Criminal Justice program at Indiana University East with at least two years remaining in their academic studies and with a minimum accumulative GPA of 2.3. Applicant must be 21 years of age by August 1, 2015.
Must possess a valid driver's license. Skill in communicating, both verbally and in writing. Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact and communicate with others from diverse backgrounds and work in a team environment. Ability to work effectively and professionally in extremely adverse and stressful situations. Ability to discern suspicious situations. Possess basic knowledge of computers and word processing/email/database software systems.
Other: The IU cadet program is a two year program. Cadets who successfully perform their duties and maintain academic standards for one academic school year will then be given all police training required of a law enforcement officer, including attendance in the IU Police Academy. This program has many benefits including receiving accreditation as a state certified law enforcement officer. To read more information about the cadet program click here.
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