Make A Career At Your University Police
Recruiting for Police Officer, Dispatcher and Police Sergeant occur as openings become available. We’re not recruiting for the average, we are recruiting mature individuals who are self-motivated, service-oriented and place helping on par with enforcement.
Currently patrol officers work 12-hour shifts (8 hour shifts are being considered), we invest in our staff in basic training as well as Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training, active shooter response, crime prevention, Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) certification and 105 hrs of Sexual Assault Response and Investigation.
MSU-PD is positioning itself to begin the Self-Assessment Phase of law enforcement accreditation by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). The staff is committed to building partnerships working with the Student Government Association (SGA), faculty, staff and helping agencies to maximize our effectiveness and service.
These jobs require that you take the State of Louisiana LEAPS Civil Service Test. You should immediately take this test to get a qualifying score on-file with the state. Visit the State Civil Service web site for testing dates/locations. This test score must be on-file when you apply with MSU-PD.
- Diversity in our workforce.
- Prior military service with progressive responsibility and life experience.
- Current certification as a police officer.
- Police Officer 2 applicants must have a minimum of 30 semester credits at the time of application or have 1 year of sworn police experience (arrest authority).