Captain Police

Tarrant County College


EducationBachelor’s Degree
Master’s Degree
SkillsDriver’s License
Reporting directly to the Chief of Police, performs a variety of routine and complex public safety work in the administration of the campus police department and supervises police patrols, investigations, traffic enforcement and other related law enforcement activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supervises police lieutenant, police officers and support staff in their assigned duties.
Oversees and may personally participate in investigating criminal law violations occurring within the jurisdiction of the department, obtaining evidences and compiling information regarding these crimes, preparing cases for filing of charges, testifying in court, and related activities
Supervises the scheduling and coordination of shift changes
Reviews a variety of police related reports prepared by subordinate officers or others
Evaluates officers’ arrests based on circumstances and evidence to determine whether subject will be detained or placed in jail
Makes day to day police assignments as required by the needs of the service.
Makes plans about individual tactical matters such as equipment to be used for particular operations or the detailed plans needed for an investigation
Develops new approaches to investigate problems
Determines how to deploy personnel during emergency responses
Maintains contact with police supervisory personnel to coordinate investigation activities, provide mutual assistance during emergency situations and provide general information about Department activities
Maintains contact with general public, court officials, and other College officials in the performance of police activities
Conducts periodic performance evaluations and planning sessions for assigned personnel
Counsels assigned personnel on job performance and disciplinary matters.
Maintains normal availability by radio or telephone for consultation on major emergencies or precedent
Carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, and College laws, ordinances, policies and procedures
Oversees and assists, as needed, in the patrol of College streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations’ and to otherwise serve and protect
Oversees and assists, as needed in the response to emergency radio calls and investigates accidents, robberies, civil disturbances, domestic disputes, fights, drunkenness, missing children, prowlers, abuse of drugs, etc. Takes appropriate law enforcement action
Prepares a variety of reports and records
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
Licensed TCOLE Police Officer with a minimum Master Peace Officer certification
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business Management or related field and seven (7) years of experience as a fully commissioned police officer, three of which shall have been in a supervisory position
Must have completed Executive Leadership Program (LEMIT, PERF-SMIP, FBI National Academy, ILEA School of Executive Leadership, or equivalent)
Must have completed 24 hour supervisor course from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
Thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment, applicable laws, ordinances and department rules and regulations
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Must be proficient with the operation of all equipment utilized by the police department necessary to perform assigned tasks
Must pass State Certification Exam
Course completion for Incident Command System (ICS) as required in NIMS (National Incident Management System), Instructor Proficiency Certificate and completion of all training requirements for TCOLE training cycle
Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation in any state.

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
Three (3) years of campus police experience
Course completion for Incident Command System (ICS) as required in NIMS (National Incident Management System), Instructor Proficiency Certificate and completion of all training requirements for TCOLE training cycle
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Accommodations
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary Posting Date 04/08/2019
Posting Contact Summary
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