Police Patrol Officer

CBN / Regent Campus Police Department - Virginia Beach, VA

Police Patrol Officers perform general and specialized law enforcement work, which includes safeguarding the life, safety, and security of the CBN/Regent campus community through the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated program of safety and law enforcement services in partnership with the community and along with local, state, and Public Safety agencies.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 1 – 3 years experience working as a security or Police Patrol Officer preferred
  • Ability to become a Certified Special Conservator of the Peace or Certified Police Officer
  • Ability to review, record, and investigate all incidents to determine any violations of law
  • Ability to be qualified in the use of small firearms and shotgun
  • Ability to lead in emergency situations
  • Ability to function at highest level of confidentiality, discretion, discernment and tact.
  • Excellent communication/public relations skills
  • Must possess excellent problem-solving skills and be a quick thinker
  • Ability to interact with the public and outside contacts with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to speak clearly, hear, analyze, and react quickly to high-stress situations
  • Ability to act independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to complete Communications Center certification
  • Ability to retain critical identifying information relating to wanted persons
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, RMS, CAD, and other departmental software
  • Submit to pre-employment drug screening and random urinalysis as directed
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, pursue and apprehend suspects on foot, as well as sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and holidays
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Selection Process:

The CBN/Regent Police Patrol Officer selection process is a multi-tiered process. The selection process may include the following components: *Department Ride-Along *Written Test *Physical Ability Test *Background Investigation *Panel Interview *Psychological exam provided at CBN’s expense. Successful candidates must meet the Commonwealth of Virginia’s criteria for the issuance of a handgun permit.

Special Requirements:

Employees must be able to work rotating shifts (days/evenings/midnights) including weekends and holidays and be available to work overtime when required to meet operational needs. This is a safety-sensitive position and is subject to random drug testing.