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A public Safety Officer (PSO) is a uniformed, non-sworn, part-time employee. PSOs may be assigned to any bureau, division or unit within the Police Department and are not guaranteed a permanent assignment. PSOs are assigned according to the needs of the Department and any PSO serving in a specific assignment is subject to transfer.

  • The term of the internship is two (2) years, but may be extended to three (3) years (not including tuition/books) upon approval of the Chief of Police.
  • Interns will be required to attend at least 12 college hours per semester and maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Grade reports will be submitted to the Intern’s administrative supervisor each semester.
  • PSOs will not carry a firearm.
  • PSOs will be required to complete the approved field training and drivers training course


Pay / Benefits

  • Work nineteen (19) hours per week @ $10.00 per hour
  • Tuition/Books up to $2,750.00 per year, for two years