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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel assigned to police precinct station: Assumes responsibility for safekeeping of money and valuables taken from prisoners, lost or stolen articles, and property held as evidence.

  • 2) Supervises work of POLICE OFFICER II or POLICE OFFICER I who search suspects.

  • 3) Supervises TELEPHONE OPERATOR engaged in sending and receiving police communication by telephone and radio systems.

  • 4) Receives notification and informs commanding officer of calls and orders received over police communication systems.

  • 5) Records information, such as name of arresting officer and prisoner's name, address, and charge, to complete precinct activity reports for commanding officer.

  • 6) Commands subordinate officers and subordinate personnel on assigned duty and assumes responsibility for efficiency and discipline of workers under command.

  • 7) Assumes command of station house in absence of commanding officer.

  • 8) May make inspection tour of police beats in precinct area.

  • 9) May be designated according to rank as Desk Captain; Desk Lieutenant; Desk Sergeant.




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DOT:   375.137-014

Job Number: 2820