UT recruiting police officers
July 17, 2018: The University of Toledo Police Department
is looking to add two new law enforcement officers to its force.
“We are looking to add to our team individuals who are excited
about joining the UT community and who are committed to our No.
1 priority of ensuring our campus remains a safe and welcoming
place for everyone to study and work,” UT Police Chief Jeff
Newton said. “I look forward to welcoming new officers to
the team to replace those who have retired recently.”
Officer candidates must be at least 21 years of age at the time
of appointment with a valid driver’s license. They also must
possess a valid Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA)
certificate or be currently enrolled in or registered to attend
an OPOTA-certified academy.
To be considered for the position, candidates also must pass
physical fitness, psychological, drug and polygraph exams, as
well as written and oral testing and a thorough background
Applicants need to have completed 96 quarter hours or 64
semester hours of college credits, or have at least two years of
continuous active full-time law enforcement experience.
To provide more convenience to potential candidates, UTPD is
using the National Testing Network to offer initial police
testing. Testing centers are located throughout Ohio, and
candidates may choose the date, time, and testing center. On the
find the UT position in the job listing by selecting law
enforcement as the job class and the state of Ohio.
Candidates who test on or before Wednesday, Aug. 15 will be
considered first; however, candidates may test with the National
Testing Network after this date to be considered for future
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