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First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
District Of Columbia

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Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

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Currently Employed: Not Available

Projected Annual Job Openings: Not Available

Typical Hourly Wage: $44.69 - $71.65

Typical Annual Salary: $93,000 - $149,000

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: Less than 5 years

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Supervise and coordinate the investigation of criminal cases, offering guidance and expertise to investigators, and ensuring that procedures are conducted in accordance with laws and regulations.
  • Maintain logs, prepare reports, and direct the preparation, handling, and maintenance of departmental records.
  • Explain police operations to subordinates to assist them in performing their job duties.
  • Cooperate with court personnel and officials from other law enforcement agencies and testify in court as necessary.
  • Review contents of written orders to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Investigate and resolve personnel problems within organization and charges of misconduct against staff.
  • Direct collection, preparation, and handling of evidence and personal property of prisoners.
  • Inform personnel of changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws, and new techniques of police work.
  • Train staff in proper police work procedures.
  • Monitor and evaluate the job performance of subordinates, and authorize promotions and transfers.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Handcuffs
  • Handguns
  • Notebook computers
  • Police vehicles
  • Two way radios

Technology:
  • Charting software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Office suite software
  • Word processing software

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