The mission of the Cornell Auxiliary Police (CPA) is to be a highly visible uniformed patrol of the residential and academic areas of campus on foot, helping to make the community a safer place to study, work and live. They will help prevent criminal activity by being the "eyes and ears" of the Police Department. CPA's also assist the Police Department with crime prevention, special events and emergency situations. The Cornell University Auxiliary Police has a proud tradition of serving the University. The unit stands ready to serve the community.
Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required. Must be 18 or older and a US citizen or resident alien. CPA members are required to successfully complete a thorough background check and New York State Security Guard training. This position is a casual appointment. During the academic year, members are expected to work at least two night patrols per month, attend monthly meetings, and attend in-service training during the academic school year. Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time and walk long distances.
PATROL DUTY: CPA members patrol the campus by foot. Their role is to provide a security presence: to be alert to security concerns and possible crimes in progress, assist in vehicular and pedestrian traffic control, identify and report health/safety violations, provide walking escorts to community members, and be a trained witness when necessary. CPA Officers will be unarmed and will only take action upon another person in self-defense or at the direction of a peace or police officer.
CRIME PREVENTION: CPA members assist the Cornell University Police with crime prevention activities including identifying safety violations such as unsecured windows or doors and lights that are out. Members also identify and document environmental health and safety violations such as unsafe walkways and fire code violations.
CROWD CONTROL: CPA Members routinely provide security at sporting events, concerts and other large gatherings on the Cornell University campus.
TRAFFIC CONTROL: Traffic direction is a major function of this unit. CPA Members direct traffic at scheduled events and during emergency call outs.
MISCELLANEOUS DUTIES: This includes assisting patrol officers in special situations, securing evacuated buildings, administrative duties, etc.
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