I. OBJECTIVE & PURPOSE
The purpose of this regulation is to establish and maintain a police and public safety department for the University of North Florida.
II. STATEMENT OF REGULATION
It is the regulation of the University of North Florida Board of Trustees that the University of North Florida Office of Police & Public Safety shall protect the University’s population, buildings, grounds and equipment, preserve the peace, provide general police services to the University community, and enforce the laws of the State of Florida, the ordinances of the City of Jacksonville, and the policies and traffic regulations of the University of North Florida.
- University police shall meet the minimum standards established by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and Chapter 943 of the Florida Statutes, and the traffic regulations promulgated there under.
- Each University police officer shall, before entering into the performance of his or her duties, take the oath of office established by the University and the University shall enter into a good and sufficient bond on each officer payable to the Governor and his successors in office, in the penal sum of $5,000 with a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Florida as surety thereon, conditioned on the faithful performance of the duties of said officer.
- University police officers shall complete a probationary period of twelve (12) months, beginning upon completion of the Field Training Program, with satisfactory service before attaining Regular status.
- University police officers shall be provided with a uniform set of identification credentials.
References: 1001.74, FS.; 1001.75, FS. and relevant Collective Bargaining Agreements
History: NEW 2-1-06; Repealed 6C9-4
Adopted by the University of North Florida Board of Trustees as part of the University’s Personnel Program on January 26, 2006.