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UCPD Opens Applications for Police and Security Officers

The University of Cincinnati Police Division is looking for both certified police officers and people interested in law enforcement to join our force.

Date: 6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
By: Kelly Cantwell
Phone: (513) 556-8304

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Do you love connecting with your community? Are you interested in law enforcement? The University of Cincinnati Police Division is looking for motivated people to apply to be police and security officers.

UCPD is seeking police officers who hold a current Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) commission, people who are interested in becoming a police officer but have not been certified yet and security officers.

UCPD is a fully empowered policing agency that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. All police officers are certified by the state of Ohio and have full police authority. Our division includes a K-9 Unit, a Criminal Investigations Unit, a Community Engagement Unit and a Training Section.

UC Police officers interact with the campus community not only on cruisers and on foot, but also on motorcycles, mountain bikes and segways.

Love sports? Work at a Division 1 athletic game. Love music? Work at a performance put on by our internationally renowned College-Conservatory of Music. Love people? Work at a top-tier academic institution where more than 44,000 students strive daily to change the world.

Apply today to join one of the nation’s leading universities and make a positive impact in the lives of others. Our officers work every day to create a safe community, serving and protecting those who are poised to change the world.

If you are a problem solver who is passionate about serving your community, apply now to join an organization where you can train and grow. Find out more at

The University of Cincinnati Police Division is now hiring.