The Inspector is a member of the police leadership team who has specialized skills and is assigned to handle specific tasks. The Sex Offense Inspector acts under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Investigations and works closely with the Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion who is responsible for Title IX investigations.
The Sex Offense Inspector will oversee all sex offense investigations handled by university police. These investigations will include incidents involving criminal and/or campus conduct violations and those that may be investigated by the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion under Title IX. The Inspector will oversee university police investigators and/or patrol personnel in the conduct of their duties related to sex offenses and domestic or dating violence incidents reports. The Inspector will provide guidance to personnel related to sex offenses and domestic incident reports. The Inspector will review all police department reports involving sex offenses, domestic violence and dating violence, including anonymous reports, to ensure they are handled appropriately and are correctly documented in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Clery Act and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The Inspector will serve as the primary criminal investigator for sex offense cases referred by the Deputy Chief of Investigations. The Inspector works closely and in cooperation with the Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and will handle the dissemination of confidential information to ensure the University fulfills responsibilities under Title IX.
Oversees and directs the activity of the University Police investigators and patrol personnel with regard to sex offense investigations, domestic and dating violence incidents, and sexual harassment cases.
The Inspector works closely and in cooperation with the Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and will handle the dissemination of confidential information to ensure the University fulfills responsibilities under Title IX
Serves as the primary criminal investigator for sex offense cases referred by the Deputy Chief of Investigations.
Represents the Department as a liaison with the District Attorney’s office, outside law enforcement agencies, Student Conduct and Advocacy, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Crisis Services for investigations involving sex offenses.
Serves as the lead investigator of student and employee misconduct for matters involving sex offenses and/or sexual harassment as appropriate by federal and state laws, as well as campus policy or code of conduct violations.
The Inspector will review all police department reports involving sex offenses, domestic violence and dating violence, including anonymous reports, to ensure they are handled appropriately and are correctly documented in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Clery Act and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Coordinates the dissemination of applicable legal updates regarding sex offenses, domestic violence, and Title IX to department members and ensures related departmental policies and procedures are followed.
Assists with the review and assignment of all police incident reports when the Deputy Chief of Investigations is not available to do so..
Serves as a University Police Department representative on University committees involving student conduct, behavior and criminality related to sex offenses and domestic incidents.
Provides training to the University community on how to handle and report incidents related to sex offenses.
Advises and assists with the development of department and University policy related to the above areas and areas of expertise.
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Bachelors degree required
2 years experience as a police investigator or detective involving the criminal investigation of sex offenses
Law enforcement experience in a college or university setting
Experience with investigations involving Title IX and college or university student conduct violations
Advanced training in the investigation of sex offenses
Experience with Clery Act compliance