This is responsible supervisory work directing law enforcement activities for an assigned shift, staff of police personnel, or specialized technical police work of comparable responsibility. An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for assigning and supervising the work of personnel engaged in patrol activities or in police work of a specialized nature. Considerable independent judgment, initiative, and understanding must be exercised in interpreting orders, rules, and regulations and in meeting emergency situations. Work is performed in accordance with established rules, regulations, and instructions from superior officers who review the work through reports, conferences, and observation of police efficiency. Police Sergeant must be able to work any shift assigned.
- Graduation from a standard high school, preferred to be supplemented by the completion of two years of college.
- Considerable experience in law enforcement work, including supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
- A minimum of 5 years experience as a police officer. Prefer previous experience at the rank of police corporal.
- Will fully comply with the requirements for peace officer as set forth in the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Act, as defined by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council. Georgia Law 92A-2100(as amended).