Investigation Division Commanding Officer

Direct and coordinate activities of squad of law enforcement personnel.
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Salary Range
$47,000 – $124,000

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What do Investigation Division Commanding Officers do?

Directs and coordinates activities of squad of law enforcement personnel engaged in investigating establishments and persons suspected of violating laws concerning gambling, liquor, narcotics, and prostitution: Conducts raids upon suspect establishments and directs arrest of persons involved. Directs persons engaged in collection of evidence to be used in prosecuting arrested suspects. Evaluates work performance of immediate subordinates. May train subordinates newly assigned to investigation division in performance of duties. May prepare and maintain various activity and personnel reports and records. May maintain budget of money to be utilized in purchasing of narcotics from sellers to effect arrest. May be designated according to rank of officer in charge as District Lieutenant; Investigation Division Captain; Investigation Division Lieutenant; Investigation Division Sergeant.

Should I be an Investigation Division Commanding Officer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.

  • Also known as: Commanding Officer, Investigation Division, Commanding Officer, Traffic Division, Investigation Division Captain See More

    How to Become an
    Investigation Division Commanding Officer

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