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Patrol Officer


The full time Patrol Officer is a uniformed patrol position. As a uniformed full time, Patrol Officer, they are required to perform all the duties of a police officer while working their respected shift or shifts. The Patrol Officer works under the direction of the Patrol Sergeant and command staff while assigned to their shift. The position requires a four and two schedule the includes assignment to shifts covering days, evenings, overnights, holiday as to meet the needs of the department. Individuals in this position are responsible for protecting the lives and property of the Lasell University community and the Lasell Village Community. The full time Patrol Officer requires the ability to spend long hours in a vehicle as well as long hours at a fixed post. The full time Patrol Officer are responsible to properly preparing all paperwork and form required by the department, college, or courts.  The job must be performed under all types of inclement weather conditions as well as in extreme heat, cold, wind, and snow conditions.  Additionally to work paid details at the University and several surrounding municipalities. 



The statements below are intended to describe the principal duties of the person or persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities.  Lasell University has the right to add or change the job responsibilities at any time.

  • Respond to medical emergencies on campus and at Lasell Village provide first aid as needed
  • Lifting, carrying and moving victims, or suspects as needed
  • Responding to fire alarms
  • Responding to burglar alarms
  • Enforcing the parking regulations
  • Writing incidents reports
  • Working cooperatively with Residential Life staff to resolve issues
  • Performing interior and exterior checks of college buildings
  • Transport students for safety escorts, and unusual circumstances
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all laws, rules, regulations, department and school policies, general and special directives, and standard operating procedures.
  • Patrol the Lasell campus and Lasell Village as often as practical
  • Perform crime prevention, community policing relations and any other related duties as required by the needs of the department.
  • Preserving college property by taking actions that stop property destruction from mechanical malfunctions or breaks
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Educational/Work Experience Requirements:

  • Associate's degree required, Bachelor's preferred
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree eligible for educational incentive
  • Accepted Certified Police Officer either:
    • Graduate of a Full-Time Massachusetts Municipal Police Academy
    • Graduate of a Full-Time Out of State Police Academy
    • Graduate of the Mass State Police SSPO Academy


  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Must possess and maintain First Responder and CPR certifications
  • Must maintain Special State Police Warrant
  • Must possess and maintain a Massachusetts License to Carry Weapon Permit
  • Must meet and pass all Post Commission Background requirements and Lasell University
  • Police Background requirements


Physical Effort:

May require physical interactions with individuals when required to perform regular law enforcement duties including but not limited to; running, climbing walls, fences, ladders, subduing and arresting individuals who may be actively resisting efforts to have them comply with lawful orders.


Above average visual effort with frequent exposure to visually demanding work involving detailed work.

Work performed in an environment requiring occasional exposure to weather extremes, fumes, odors and/or noise.


Occasional exposure to job hazards, resulting in some injury, lost time, total disability, or death.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should upload a letter of interest, resume and the information of three (3) references using the forms below. Review of resumes will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lasell University is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.