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TITLE:                                      Police Officer I Southeast Campus


SUPERVISOR:                         Chief of Police and/or Sargent/Field Training Officer


JOB OBJECTIVES:                 Under general supervision, performs all duties of a Police Officer, enforcing applicable laws, ordinances, policies and procedures keeping the Campus, Faculty, Staff, and Students safe and secure. 




  1. Is responsible for the protection of life and property of the general public within the jurisdiction of the NSCC Police Department.

  2. Responds and takes the lead in atypical situations and emergencies, until relieved by higher more competent authority.

  3. Assists with training activities and in-service presentations for other Police Officers, Security Guards and the campus population.

  4. Observes and reports suspected crimes, accidents, or activities of a questionable/suspicious nature.

  5. Discourages unlawful activities.

  6. In conjunction with the Chief of Police and the departments Training Officer, assists with crisis & disaster planning.

  7. Assists with the processing of all citations for traffic & parking violations.

  8. Reports accidents involving persons or property, reporting probably cause of accidents, pursuing appropriate course of action and informing proper authorities as required.

  9. Cooperates with other law enforcement officials and jurisdictions and testifies in court or legal proceedings as required.

  10. Assists with the maintenance and use of departmental equipment.

  11. Performs other work as assigned.




    A.     A High School Diploma or educational equivalent required.  An advanced certificate, diploma or Associates Degree is preferred.

    B.     Post certification required. Minimum of two years of Police experience is preferred.

    C.     Psychological examination and certification that individual meets physical requirements is required.

    D.     A six month probationary period is required.


    JOB STANDARDS:                  The job location could be any of the college’s Davidson County campuses, as needed.




  • Knowledge of campus policies, city, county and state laws

  • Maintain compliance with Police Officer Standards & Training (POST), Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) & NSCC policies, rules & regulations.

  • Knowledge of general principles and practices of law enforcement supervision

  • Knowledge of campus and local area provisions for emergency situations

  • Ability to ascertain facts through personal contact and observation and to determine proper course of action

  • Ability to perform duties firmly, tactfully and with respect for the rights of others

  • Ability to plan and direct the work of others

  • Use of standard department equipment is required

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, public and other employees.


    SALARY:                                              $30,500 – $42,500 per year      


    EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS:                 Current Federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment.  Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed


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