UT police recruiting officer candidates - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

UT police recruiting officer candidates

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The University of Toledo Police Department is looking to add new officers to its police force.
 
To be qualified, candidates must:

-be at least 21 years old

-have a valid driver's license

-meet minimum standards of physical fitness

-have a valid Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy certificate or be currently enrolled in a certified police academy
 
-submit to a drug test

-have completed 96 quarter hours or 64 semester hours of college credits or have at least five years of continuous, active, full-time law enforcement experience

"We are looking to hire individuals with strong character, judgment and commitment to safety to fill vacancies resulting from upcoming retirements," said UT Police Chief Jeff Newton. "University policing is a dynamic career and we're looking forward to finding the right individuals for this opportunity."

Chief Jeff Newton says working for the university as a police chief is a great job, and those who start working there usually stay until retirement.

"We try to have a really positive work environment here at the University. [We are looking for] someone that can be a balanced officer for us. Someone who can go out there and solve a crime, and at the same time provide the campus community with education and programming," said Newton

Written police exams and physical fitness tests will be held April 26.

Interested candidates are asked to submit an electronic application by April 16. Candidates who meet minimum qualifications will be contacted with testing information.
 
Finalists must successfully pass physical fitness, psychological and polygraph exams, as well as written and oral testing, and a thorough background investigation, to be considered for the position.

Copyright 2014 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

    Kovalchuk scores twice, Russians outclass US 4-0 at Olympics

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:52 AM EST2018-02-17 14:52:36 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:22 PM EST2018-02-17 21:22:37 GMT
    Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics.Full Story >
    Ilya Kovalchuk scored two back-breaking goals as the Russians outplayed, outhit and outclassed the United States in a convincing 4-0 shutout Saturday night as each team wrapped up pool play at the Olympics.Full Story >
  • Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-17 04:00:25 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-02-17 21:21:51 GMT

    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

    Full Story >

    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

    Full Story >
  • U.S. 27 reopens after multi-vehicle crash involving ambulance

    U.S. 27 reopens after multi-vehicle crash involving ambulance

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-02-17 21:19:42 GMT
    File photo (Source: WXIX)File photo (Source: WXIX)

    Officials say multiple people are injured after a crash on a U.S. highway involving an ambulance. Pendleton County Emergency Management says U.S. 27 is shut down near Liberty Ridge Road due to the multi-vehicle crash. It is unclear how many people are injured or how many vehicles were involved. Pendleton County Emergency Management A dispatcher says the ambulance involved is a Pendleton County emergency vehicle. Stay with FOX19 NOW for updates. Copyright 2018 WXIX. All righ...

    Full Story >

    Officials say multiple people are injured after a crash on a U.S. highway involving an ambulance. Pendleton County Emergency Management says U.S. 27 is shut down near Liberty Ridge Road due to the multi-vehicle crash. It is unclear how many people are injured or how many vehicles were involved. Pendleton County Emergency Management A dispatcher says the ambulance involved is a Pendleton County emergency vehicle. Stay with FOX19 NOW for updates. Copyright 2018 WXIX. All righ...

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly