Patrol Police Lieutenant
Direct and coordinate activities of municipal police patrol force.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Patrol Police Lieutenants do?
Directs and coordinates activities of municipal police patrol force: Conducts roll call of subordinates. Relays orders and messages from superior. Inspects police logbooks to ascertain that information is recorded in conformance with regulations. Assists subordinates in performance of duties. Records information identifying arrested suspect in logbook and advises prisoner of charges. Sets bail for prisoners held on nonfelony charges, following court prepared instructions. May perform inspection tours of police beats.
Should I be a Patrol Police Lieutenant?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
Also known as:
Police Lieutenant, Patrol, Police Patrol Lieutenant
How to become a Patrol Police Lieutenant
Most Patrol Police Lieutenants have an Associate's degree or higher.
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