First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Top 3 police supervisor Jobs

  • Community Services Officer - Police Department - City of Port Townsend - Port Townsend, WA

    JOB SUMMARY Under the direction and supervision of the Chief of Police or designated police ... Respectfully take direction from assigned supervisor . * Perform other related administrative duties ...

  • Police Systems IT Analyst - LTE - City of Issaquah - Issaquah, WA

    Assists police command, supervisors and other senior staff with information needed for evaluating the possible impacts and resource and training needs associated with changing, hardware and software ...

  • Police Officer - ENTRY LEVEL - COPT - Port Townsend, WA

    POLICE OFFICER JOB SUMMARY Under the general supervision of a commanding officer, Police Officers ... Refers unusual problems and situations to a supervisor . KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Knowledge ...

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What They Do

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.


  • 2014 employment: 108,100
  • May 2015 median annual wage: $82,090

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2014–24:

  • Number of new jobs: 4,500
  • Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: Less than 5 years
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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