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University Police Investigator 1
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 29, 2023
Title University Police Investigator 1
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department University Police
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Public Safety
The University Police Investigator will investigate both criminal and campus policy violations using the full range of investigative techniques including surveillance and interviews in order to assist in the apprehension and prosecution of suspects and violators.

Investigators interview victims, complainants, witnesses and suspects in order to obtain information used in determining criminal guilt, recovering stolen property and preparing depositions and confessions while exercising discretion in determining the content, scope and extent of questioning and observing the civil and constitutional rights of those questioned; confer with other law enforcement officials and district attorneys to convey and obtain information relevant to the conduct of investigations; meet with faculty and student organizations to discuss security problems and develop cooperative relationships between the University Police and campus community; and may conduct confidential background investigations of prospective employees in the Classified and Unclassified Service and employees of the University Police Department. Investigators report directly to the Deputy Chief of Investigations and to the designated Inspector as necessary .

Some of the duties include:
  • Investigate criminal acts such as homicides, sexual assaults, harassments, property crimes, and other criminal violations affecting the university community
  • Process crime scenes and collect evidence
  • Conduct and document interviews or interrogations of complainants, victims, witnesses and subjects as required
  • Provide guidance and assistance to patrol officers with interviews, investigative techniques, and evidence collection
  • Liaison with local District Attorney’s offices, Students Conduct and Advocacy office, Equity office, Diversity and Inclusion office, and other law enforcement agencies
  • Knowledge of state and local laws related to criminal investigations
  • Understanding of Clery and Title IX laws

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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