- May exercise supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 FTE or equivalent employees
- Develops and communicates directives to staff and monitors compliance with rules and regulations
- Schedules logistics and resources to protection of life, property, and the preservation of peace and good order; and provides emergency aid to the institutional community
- Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to unit staff
- Engages in problem solving, threat assessment/mitigation and conflict resolution for a wide range of issues and incidents involving citizens, groups, campus entities, government agencies, businesses, leaders, and others
30% A. Supervision of Police Personnel
1. Evaluate ongoing performance of employees.
2. Make written evaluations and set goals for employees on an annual basis.
3. Recommend training for employees
4. Train employees on and implement department policies and procedures.
5. Give guidance to employees on elements of crimes and assist them in making charging decisions.
6. Review and cosign completed reports.
7. Be aware of any acts of or claims of harassment involving employees and refer to proper management personnel.
8. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of police personnel who report to you and provide them with coaching, counseling and growth opportunities to help them excel.
9. Lead and direct subordinate employees in proactive community policing strategies.
10. Conduct training and performance improvement programs for subordinates, recruits, and officers from other departments.
11. Be aware of changing traffic and crime trends and develop long and short term programs to deal with such. Direct police and/or security officers in the delivery of these programs.
25% B. Direct Field Supervision and Guidance of Subordinates
1. Coordinate criminal investigations and scene management during investigations.
2. Handle and prepare correspondence, operational reports, summaries and recommendations.
3. Administer corrective and/or disciplinary action. Serve as intermediary between line personnel and management.
4. Maintain competence in essential areas of police skills such as firearms, C.P.R., communication skills, defense and arrest tactics, alcohol enforcement, emergency vehicle operation, crime prevention, field training, criminal investigation, emergency response and use of all police equipment. Provide training and guidance in these skills to subordinates.
5. Maintain competence in law enforcement and community policing skills.
6. Assist with overseeing the department Police Officer Training Program and make recommendations as to the progress of new officers or the need for further training.
7. Supervise and perform the proper procedures involved in evidence identification, collection, preservation and documentation.
8. Supervise investigations of activities that may not rise to the level of a crime (i.e. mental health situations, UWS rules violations, suspicious activities and missing persons) and take the proper actions and make appropriate referrals.
9. Serve as incident commander at critical incidents until relieved by a higher authority.
20% C. Proactive Community Policing Strategies
1. Use problem solving strategies, critical-thinking, confident decision-making skills and appropriate use of discretion while engaging with partners to manage human behavior.
2. Analyze data, create crime prevention strategies, be accountable for and lead community services in your assigned geographical area. Work with the community to identify and resolve problems.
3. Speak to and engage with the community on such topics as the police department, personal security, traffic safety, drug and alcohol issues, sexual violence and other critical law-enforcement topics.
4. Conduct checks of University physical properties and report / resolve maintenance and security discrepancies.
5. Develop knowledge of department and community resources to assist in directing public inquiries to appropriate available resources.
6. Manage projects aimed at the delivery of police or security services and direct personnel directly involved in those projects.
7. Provide leadership and mentoring for Community Service Officers.
15% D. Law Enforcement Services
1. Enforce State Statute and University Code violations through the apprehension of violators, while preserving the constitutional rights, dignity and safety of all persons. Physically arrest, issue citations and incarcerate when appropriate; testify as a court witness.
2. Take appropriate enforcement action for violations of motor vehicle traffic laws in conformance with statutes and university policies.
3. Identify persons in need of protective custody and place them in the appropriate facility.
4. Operate computer equipment to conduct inquiries in State and Federal data files.
5. Prepare complete, timely, concise, accurate and detailed reports using MS Word and Excel related to activities, incidents, or arrests and other periodic and special reports and correspondence.
6. Identify and obtain evidence in accordance with the Constitution, state law and case law. Protect evidence throughout an investigation. Preserve evidence through photography and other collection and processing techniques; secure and store evidence according to department policy.
7. Interview victims, witnesses and suspects; obtain written statements from suspects, witnesses and victims; inform victims of their rights and resources; develop personal contacts in the community to aid in crime prevention and detection efforts. Assist other agencies within investigations.
8. Conduct legal searches in conformity with the Constitution, state law and court guidelines.
9. Conduct on-scene and follow-up investigations involving violations of WI state law, University of WI System rules, accidents and other investigations as assigned by supervisors; document appropriate reports and forms.
10. Conduct and assist investigations of alleged law violations.
11. Make decisions on whether or not to incarcerate individuals consistent with rules of law.
12. Perform job duties of police officer, as required.
10% E. Miscellaneous Duties
1. Attend unit staff meetings.
2. Attend in-service and special training sessions.
3. Conduct on-the-job training for new employees when assigned.
4. Maintain liaison with media, civic and professional groups and University departments.
5. Identify, assist and make recommendations related to grants & other funding sources.
6. Develop, evaluate and schedule for the training needs of the Community Service Officer Program. Coordinate this training with other department supervisors and police officers.
7. Other duties as assigned.