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Employment Information and Guidelines

The Baylor University Police Department only accepts applications for positions currently posted. Applications will be accepted for a position until that particular position is filled.            

Individuals interested in employment may access all pertinent information via the "iApply" Human Resource website to submit an application and other materials as required. Subsequent inquiries may also be made via the website, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Human Resource office is located on the second floor of the Clifton Robinson Tower at 700 S. University Parks Drive, and can be reached by phone at 254-710-2000. 

 

BAYLOR POLICE EMPLOYMENT GUIDELINES

 

The Baylor University Police Department has established the following procedures and guidelines that describe the process by which an individual may become a commissioned police officer with this agency.

  1. Interested candidates will complete an employment application form that is available on the Baylor University website via the Human Resources Department.
  2. Applications will be screened for qualified applicants and from that screening process will come invitations for formal interviews.
  3. Applicants will interview with a Baylor Police Department employment application committee.
  4. Candidates identified to continue in the employment process will be contacted and scheduled for further testing.
  5. Candidates not selected to continue will be notified by the Human Resources Department.
  6. Candidates selected to continue on will be exposed to additional testing as follows:
  1. Psychological examination
  2. Physical examination
  3. Drug screening
  4. Physical agility to include:
    1. Run 100 yard zig zag course in less than 30 seconds.
    2. Run up 4 flights of stairs without stopping.
    3. Demonstrate hand-eye coordination.
    4. Pick up and carry a 100 lb. object for a distance of 20 feet.                  

  A comprehensive background investigation will be conducted. 

  1. Prior arrests that may include a Class B misdemeanor or above will serve as an immediate dis-qualifier.  Class C arrests will be reviewed to determine the severity of the incident and may serve as a dis-qualifier as well.  Any arrests within the preceding 5 years will serve as immediate dis-qualifiers.

 

Police Officer Qualifications

 

  1. All applicants shall possess a minimum of a high school diploma.  GED�s will not be considered.
  2. Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of 30 hours college credit.
  3. Applicants must be a minimum of 22 years of age at the time of their commissioning.
  4. Applicants must possess a current Drivers license and have not had more than 2 moving citations in the past two years.  If the applicants Drivers license has ever been suspended, that will be an immediate dis-qualifier.
  5. Applicants must have completed a state certified police academy or have prior verifiable police experience.
  6. Applicants must not have any legal action pending against them.