Albany – State University of New York Acting Chancellor John R. Ryan today
announced that individuals interested in joining SUNY Police Departments on its
campuses must apply to take the required New York State Civil Service entrance
exam. Applications to take the required entrance exam can be
obtained by visiting the New York
State Civil Service Web site. Information can also be obtained by calling
(518) 443-5894, or by contacting any of the SUNY
“Law enforcement at SUNY is a rewarding career,” said Ryan. “The
health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is our first priority.
We need skilled, trained professionals to ensure we continue to provide a safe,
healthy environment on our campuses.”
University Police adhere to the highest standards of personal and
professional ethics. A University Police officer is responsible for the
detection and prevention of crime, and the enforcement of state and local laws,
rules and regulations in a diverse educational environment at twenty-eight
State University of New York campuses.
Officers are part of the educational process and teach on such topics as
crime prevention, drug awareness, sexual assault and traffic safety. They
develop and maintain a positive relationship with students, faculty and staff
in order to ensure the safety and cooperation of the entire campus community.
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university
system in the United States, educating more than 412,000 students in 6,688
degree and certificate programs on 64 campuses.
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