First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $67,770.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 993
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.84 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Conflict Management
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Following Directions
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Judge criminal or civil cases
Conduct evacuation procedures
Employ rules of evidence procedures
Apply court or agency rules or strategies
Implement company or staff policies
Employ legal arrest, search, or seizure tactics
Arrest suspects or perpetrators of criminal acts
Determine negligence or violation of laws or regulations
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Terminate employment of employees or contractors

Performing General Physical Activities

Perform tactical law enforcement operations
Distribute enforcement citations
Ride horses during law enforcement work
Apply appropriate physical restraint
Detain suspects or witnesses
Apprehend suspects or perpetrators of criminal acts
Control situations through non-lethal use of force
Guard area or premises
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations
Issue warnings or citations
Locate illegal narcotics using drug-sniffing dogs
Search for contraband on person or in facilities
Escort prisoners to courtrooms, prisons, or other facilities

Getting Information

Perform crime scene reconstruction
Conduct legal searches or investigations
Gather physical evidence
Identify trends and patterns in criminal activity
Review laws for understanding and application
Analyze evidence or facts
Identify laws or court decisions relevant to pending cases
Search for missing persons
Review maps to determine location or routes
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants

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