Police Commanding Officer

Supervise the personnel engaged in locating and apprehending fugitives.
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Salary Range
$47,000 – $124,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Police Commanding Officers do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in locating and apprehending fugitives and others sought for various reasons and in locating missing persons: Supervises work of POLICE OFFICER III 375.267-038. Inspects vehicles to detect damage and determine maintenance needs. Prepares reports to document personnel activities and budget requirements. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Police Commanding Officer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Commanding Officer, Automobile Section, Commanding Officer, Detectives, Commanding Officer, Highway District See More

    How to Become a
    Police Commanding Officer

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