Police Sergeant

Responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents as assigned and maintaining the chain of command within the operations of the department. Duties may include developing training programs to department personnel; directing special units; preparing special reports or projects as assigned; receiving and reviewing reports from officers; assigning personnel in accordance to specific needs. Usually requires a minimum of bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and/or additional certifications and at least 5–7 years of law enforcement experience. Typically reports to chief of police, captain or lieutenant.