Commissioned police officers – NOC : 0431

Unit Group
0431 Commissioned police officers
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. They are employed by municipal, provincial and federal governments. 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.
Example Titles
RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) commissioner
chief superintendent
deputy police chief
harbour police chief
police chief
police lieutenant
police superintendent
railway police chief
staff inspector
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Main duties
Commissioned police officers perform some or all of the following duties:
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.
Employment requirements
Completion of secondary school is required.
A university degree in the social sciences or in business administration may be required.
Several years of experience as a police officer are required.

Classified elsewhere
By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers, n.e.c. (4423)
Police officers (except commissioned) (4311)
Sheriffs and bailiffs (4421)
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