University Police Officer I

University of Maryland Police Department


EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
SkillsNon-CDL Class C
Driver’s License
BenefitsTuition Reimbursement
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Position Summary

The University of Maryland Department of Public Safety (UMPD) is a full-service, legislated police agency that serves the myriad needs of the students, faculty, staff, and visitors within its jurisdiction. UMPDis currently recruiting candidates to be considered for the position of University Police Officer I.

UMPDis seeking dynamic men and women that exhibit good character, sound judgment, honesty, reliability and integrity combined with excellent communication skills to serve the University of Maryland community.

University of Maryland Police Officers patrol designated areas by vehicle and foot; respond to calls for assistance and emergencies; apprehend, detain, process, and arrest individuals who violate Maryland Vehicle and Criminal laws; interacts with and establishes rapport with the campus community; testifies in court cases as necessary, and work rotating shifts. Police officers may be called back to duty in emergency situations and are required to work weekends, nights, and holidays as needed by the department.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED. OTHER: (1) Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license; (2) Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Additional Information

This is a regular non-exempt position with a full benefits package including:

Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans.
Tuition reimbursement program for employee and dependents.
Law Enforcement Officers of the State of Maryland Pension System (LEOPS).
Generous leave package
Life insurance programs, deferred compensation packages, long- term disability, and participation in the State Credit Union.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $44,176.00 /year


High school or equivalent (Required)

College Park, MD (Required)

Non-CDL Class C (Preferred)
Driver’s License (Required)
CDL C (Preferred)

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