Service Aides

Service AidePolice Service Aides (PSA’s) are part-time student employees of the police department.  PSA’s performs a variety of duties which do not require the authority of a sworn officer.

PSA’s may be called upon to do any or all of the following:

  • Lock and unlock university facilities
  • Provide SAFEwalk escorts
  • Pick up or drop off property at various locations
  • Enforce parking regulations
  • Provide motorist assistance (jump starts, etc.)
  • Provide extra eyes and ears for police officers
  • Assist with the testing of campus emergency systems
  • Other duties as assigned

The PSA position is an excellent first step for young men and women who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Many OU PSA’s have moved on to successful careers with local, state and federal agencies.

If you are interested in a job as a PSA, please visit career opportunities.