The position of Police Officer is a responsible professional public safety position with full executive law enforcement authority. Individuals working in this capacity protect the safety and security of persons, property, equipment and facilities, and protect and preserve individual civil rights in and around Northern Illinois University controlled lands. Police personnel enforce all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, and University policies and procedures. Police Officers maintain the public peace and order and assist in facilitating the adjudication of infractions of the University Judicial Code and State or Federal Criminal or Civil Code violations.
Employee must possess a current State of Illinois or National certification for Paramedic or be eligible for State of Illinois or National certification as paramedic within 60 days of hire.