Department Overview

The University of Wisconsin-Stout Police Department is a full service, 24 hr. agency. Our staff consists of a Chief of Police, two Sergeants, six Full-time officers, and five Part-time Police officers (designated LTE officers in state employment) and a full-time Police Services Associate. Police officers are armed and have full arrest powers. Patrol methods include bike patrol, marked patrol cars, and foot patrol.

"In partnership with students, staff, and visitors, we serve and protect UW-Stout's diverse community."

Salary

Full-time entry-level Police Officers start at approximately $42,000 per year plus excellent benefits and a variety of additional overtime opportunities. A 12-month probationary period is required.

Job Duties

Engage in formalized problem solving and initiate crime prevention measures whenever possible. Write clear and concise reports based on daily police activity. Use a variety of patrol techniques and strategies to ensure the safety and security of all persons and property on the UW Campus. Provide basic first aid to victims as a first responder. Take proper enforcement action for traffic violations and laws relating to the UW Administrative Code and Wisconsin State Statutes. Must be able to effectively and safely operate an emergency vehicle and when appropriate, use force within the guidelines set forth by the State of Wisconsin and UW-Stout Police Department policy.

Knowledge & Skills

Engage in formalized problem solving and initiate crime prevention measures whenever possible. Write clear and concise reports based on daily police activity. Use a variety of patrol techniques and strategies to ensure the safety and security of all persons and property on the UW Campus. Provide basic first aid to victims as a first responder. Take proper enforcement action for traffic violations and laws relating to the UW Administrative Code and Wisconsin State Statutes. Must be able to effectively and safely operate an emergency vehicle and when appropriate, use force within the guidelines set forth by the State of Wisconsin and UW-Stout Police Department policy. 

Special Requirements

At the time of hire, candidates must be eligible to be certified by the Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) as a Wisconsin Peace Officer. Candidates must also have a valid Wisconsin driver's license; with good character; good driving record; no un-pardoned adult felony convictions; no convictions for domestic violence; and "free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect performance" as a law enforcement officer.

Application Process- Full Time Employment Only

The official posting for any full time police officer jobs will be posted at www.uwstout.edu/jobs. Instructions on applying for emplyment will be clearly stated on the jobs website. Any specific questions about the recruitment process can be directed to the UW-Stout Human Resources Department.

 

Application Process- Part Time Employment

We have on-going part-time recruitment. Send your resume with cover letter to Sgt. Jason Spetz.

Currently Accepting:

  • Full-time: Currently accepting applications through July 26, 2015
  • Part-time/LTE Officers: Currently accepting applications

General Information: 

Information regarding full time recruitment is online.  Follow this link

If you are unable to access the
on-line application materials,
or wish to apply for
part time employment, please contact:

Sgt. Jason Spetz
UW-Stout Police Department
817 S. Broadway
Menomonie, WI 54751
(715) 232-5076