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Police Officer, Northeastern University Police Department

Institution name: Northeastern University Police Department

Title: Police Officer

Job location: MA

Job category: Officer positions


Posting date: 2021-04-22 08:59:00

End date: 2022-02-09 09:37:53

A Northeastern University Police Officer works in a dynamic and exciting environment where all employees are valued as individuals as well as a team members. There are limitless possibilities on how you can fulfill your career goals through assignments, trainings, promotional opportunities and more. We offer a generous benefits package including tuition waivers for employees and their dependents, retirement plans, medical, dental and many others.

NUPD Officers patrol University buildings and grounds to prevent crime and to attend to public safety needs, respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, actively engage with the Northeastern University and local community, investigate crimes, suspicious activity, or other incidents, identify, apprehend and participate in court proceedings of criminal offenders, provide first responder level medical assistance, facilitate the movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, provide detail coverage for worksites and University events, attend required department training in addition to seeking out supplemental training focused on personal and professional development and perform other duties as assigned.

Age: At least 21 years of age

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: Applicants must be a graduate of a full-time MPTC approved academy or equivalent

Appointees must be eligible for appointment as Special State Police Officers in accordance with MGL C. 22c S. 63

Must have a Massachusetts Class A License to Carry a firearm or the ability to obtain one

Must have a Massachusetts Drivers License

Candidates will be required to successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation, psychological and medical exam and drug test

Candidates who completed an out-of-state police academy must apply for a permanent exemption through the MPTC

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

SALARY: $74,735.00 (Top Step), Not including available overtime & details

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