Office of Public Affairs
Oct. 8, 2003
CONTACT: Larry Jerrett, 312-5555
UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION SCHEDULED
OSWEGO -- The upcoming examination for the position
of University Police Officer I will be held Dec. 6. Applications must
be postmarked no later than Oct. 20.
"A law enforcement career in a learning environment
is as rewarding as it is challenging," said SUNY Oswego University
Police Chief Larry Jerrett. "I encourage everyone willing to accept the
challenge to apply."
Applications and announcements can be picked up at
University Police Departments or Human Resource Departments at any of
the 64 SUNY campuses across the state, including SUNY Oswego's in
Pathfinder Hall. The application can also be found at
University Police officers are sworn police officers
appointed by the various SUNY campuses in the state. They are
responsible for the detection and prevention of crime and the
enforcement of laws, rules and regulations for the protection of people
or property, and the general maintenance of peace, order and security
on SUNY campuses.
"The unique field of campus law enforcement is
growing in demand nationwide," said Roger Johnson, SUNY assistant vice
chancellor and director of public safety.
Officers at SUNY campuses must be at least 21 years
old, have completed at least 60 college semester credit hours, and meet
certain physical, medical, psychological, background and training
Starting salary for University Police Officer I is
$34,742. (Starting salary for western Long Island, New York City and
Rockland County is $35,942.) The benefit package includes individual
and family medical, prescription and dental coverage, entrance into the
New York State Employees Retirement System, and a wide variety of leave
time and other benefits.
Additional information is available at SUNY Oswego
by calling 312-5555 or on the University Police Web site at http://www.police. oswego.edu.
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