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Campus Police Officer, Topeka Public Schools

05/15/2023 6:12 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The Campus Police Officer provides for the safety and security of students, staff, faculty, volunteers and patrons of Topeka Public Schools. 


  • High school diploma or equivalency required 
  • Must be 21 years of age and a U.S. citizen 
  • Able to be certified as a police officer under Kansas law 
  • Knowledge of Kansas Criminal and Traffic Code, State Statutes and County Ordinances, Criminal Procedures, Juvenile Law and court proceedings 
  • Capable of meeting physical and psychological needs of the position
  •  Possess exemplary written and verbal communication skills 
  • Capable of thinking quickly and have creative problem-solving skills 
  • Capable of interaction with a diverse, highly-educated population 
  • Flexible, service-oriented objective outlook and commitment to customer service
  •  Preferred Qualifications: 
  • KLETC certified 
  • Previous law enforcement/security experience with educational, healthcare, or government protective service 
  • Some college education 
  • Bilingual   


  • Identify and eliminating potential hazards and/or opportunities for crime and criminal activity Work to reduce and/or eliminate truancy in Topeka Public Schools 
  • Conduct aggressive and proactive police patrol to deter and detect crime and/or manmade or natural safety hazards 
  • Provide assistance to school administrators dealing with disruptions to the school or school environment 
  • Establish crime prevention, emergency response and safety programs designed to educate the community and school employees in the event of a criminal act or school emergency 
  • Complete police reports to document illegal or inappropriate activity on school properties or adjacent property 
  • Enforce District policy and procedure, city ordinances and the laws of the State of Kansas Operate District equipment to include alarm systems, surveillance equipment and patrol units when necessary 
  • Subdue offenders and criminals by using the minimum amount of force needed to protect the officer and other persons 

Physical/Emotional Requirements: 

The incumbent may be required to use the following skills and abilities during any part of the working day: speaking, hearing, manual dexterity, bending/stooping, sitting, walking, running, crawling, or climbing. Terms of Employment:12 months; salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education. 

Salary Range: $20.20-$22.08

To apply, visit https://topeka.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=4517

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