UCSB Police Department

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Police Officer actively patrols and safeguards University of California and Isla Vista property on foot, bicycle, motor vehicle and other types of conveyance. Maintains order, enforces the laws, makes arrests, and testifies in court. Educates and communicates with students and the general public. Provide law enforcement and crowd control services for special events and dignitary visits. Provides mutual aid assistance to other UC campuses and jurisdictions as requested or required.

Respond to crimes, injuries, illnesses, fires, and other emergencies or disasters; engage in crime prevention techniques and practices; receive, process, and investigate criminal cases; arrest offenders and make court appearances; provide traffic and enforcement; attend community meetings; and safeguard the custody and disposal of evidence and lost and found property.

Monitors/operates all equipment and accesses all resources within the Dispatch Center. The majority of each shift is at the console monitoring radios and alarms, radio dispatching personnel, answering phones, computer input/retrieval using specialized software, including CLETS, alarm software, and 911/telephone software in addition to common Microsoft Windows-based programs. This position may also require the release of emergency messages and communications to the UCSB community in the event of an emergency.