Commissioned Police Officers

(NOC 0431)
+7.91%
 

Career Description

Commissioned police officers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate police force administration and police activities such as maintaining law and order and detecting and preventing crime. This unit group includes officers from the rank of staff sergeant to police commissioner. Commissioned officers in the railway police are also included in this unit group.

Duties May Include


  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a police force or division of a police force
  • Develop and implement police force policies and procedures
  • Oversee police investigations and ensure that procedures are conducted in accordance with laws and regulations
  • Assess performance of subordinates and authorize promotions, transfers and disciplinary actions
  • Co-ordinate and monitor budget and departmental resources.

Examples of Titles

Deputy Police Chief
Police Chief
Police Superintendent
RCMP Commissioner

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Forensics and Arts - Specialization in Law & Policing (B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
Policing & Community Well-Being (B.A.) Bachelor
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Popular Culture Bachelor
Popular Culture Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Community and Justice Services Diploma
Police Foundations Diploma
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Police Foundations Diploma; Online
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Bow Valley College
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Justice Studies Diploma: Law Enforcement Diploma; University Transfer
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Modified on January 21, 2021