Police Sergeant Job Description
The following is a full job description for Police Sergeant. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Police Sergeant along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Police Sergeant is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Campus Police Lieutenant, Sheriff/Police Chief, E5 - Sergeant (Army), E6 - Staff Sergeant (Army), Police Patrol Officer, Regional Retail Loss Prevention Manager
Requirements and Responsibilities For Police Sergeant
Responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents as assigned and maintaining the chain of command within the operations of the department. Responsible for developing training programs for department personnel, directing special units, preparing special reports or projects as assigned, receiving and reviewing reports from officers, and assigning personnel in accordance to specific needs. Requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 5-7 years of law enforcement experience. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to Chief of Police, Captain, or Lieutenant.
Also Referred to as: Police Sergeant, Sergeant, Police/Detective Supervisor
Similar Jobs:  Campus Police Lieutenant, Sheriff/Police Chief, E5 - Sergeant (Army), E6 - Staff Sergeant (Army), Police Patrol Officer, Regional Retail Loss Prevention Manager
Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Government
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit,
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