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Arkansas State University (ASU) is recruiting applicants for the position of Police Officer at the University Police Department. ASU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. 

The Public Safety Officer is responsible for the enforcement of traffic and criminal laws and parking regulations. This position is governed by law enforcement standards, state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy

 The minimum requirements include the formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in law enforcement or a related area. Must be certified or be able to become certified within one year of employment by the Arkansas Law Enforcement Standards Training Academy as a Police Officer in accordance with ACA 12-9-106 or an approved law enforcement training academy. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license.  The applicant cannot have any felony convictions.


ASU is committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.