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 security and law enforcement services in partnership with the community, local, state, and Public Safety agencies. Police Officers require strong ethical behavior, self-discipline, diplomacy, and human compassion. 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: 

  • 1 – 3 years’ experience working as an armed security or Police Patrol Officer preferred
  • Ability to become a DCJS Certified Armed Security Officer and Sworn Police Officer
  • Ability to respond, review, record, and investigate all incidents to determine any violations of law
  • Ability to be qualified in the use of small firearms, patrol rifle, and shotgun
  • Ability to be qualified in less lethal options such as: OC Spray, ASP baton, and a conducted electrical weapon (TASER)
  • Ability to lead in emergency situations, possessing excellent problem-solving skills and be a quick thinker
  • Ability to function at highest level of confidentiality, discretion, discernment and tact.
  • Excellent communication/public relations skills
  • 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 basic Communications Center training
  • 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
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent administrative working experience preferred


Selection Process: 

The 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 *Health Physical *Psychological exam provided at CBN’s expense. Successful candidates must meet the Commonwealth of Virginia’s criteria for the issuance of a concealed 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.