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Ferris State University Department of Public Safety: Public Safety Officer Closing Date: January 19, 2024

The Public Safety Officer is a sworn law enforcement position which involves protecting life and property, and the preservation of peace and good order through the enforcement of laws, ordinances, and policy.


  • Responding to emergency and non-emergency police calls for service
  • Responsibility for performing assigned police work of varying degree of difficulty
  • Utilizing community-oriented/problem-solving techniques which include community engagement, resource development, the enforcement of laws and ordinances, crime prevention, detection and investigation, apprehension of violators, and other related police functions


  • Applicants must be currently MCOLES certified or licensable as a police officer as defined by MCOLES at time of hire
  • Possession of a valid driver's license