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Working As A Police Sergeant

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $39,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Police Sergeant Do

A Police Sergeant is responsible for supervising patrol officers and agents, as assigned. They oversee and assess the performance of subordinates, such as disciplinary actions, continued training, and counseling.

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Average Length of Employment
Police Captain 10.5 years
Police Lieutenant 10.4 years
Police Sergeant 10.0 years
Police Detective 9.6 years
Police Inspector 9.2 years
Detective Sergeant 8.8 years
Police Supervisor 7.0 years
Police Officer 6.8 years
Chief Of Police 6.0 years
Patrol Sergeant 5.8 years
Desk Sergeant 3.8 years
Top Careers Before Police Sergeant
Sergeant 4.4%
Detective 4.2%
Patrolman 2.7%
Officer 1.7%
Supervisor 1.6%
Deputy 1.2%
Top Careers After Police Sergeant
Sergeant 4.7%
Lieutenant 2.9%
Owner 2.8%
Supervisor 2.2%

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Police Sergeant Demographics

Gender

Male

81.5%

Female

9.5%

Unknown

9.0%
Ethnicity

White

62.8%

Hispanic or Latino

14.9%

Black or African American

12.8%

Asian

5.9%

Unknown

3.6%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

65.4%

Korean

7.7%

Carrier

5.8%

French

3.8%

Italian

3.8%

Portuguese

1.9%

Khmer

1.9%

Vietnamese

1.9%

Japanese

1.9%

Armenian

1.9%

Russian

1.9%

Arabic

1.9%
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Police Sergeant Education

Schools

The Academy

15.7%

University of Phoenix

13.6%

Columbia Southern University

6.9%

Fairleigh Dickinson University

5.1%

Northwestern University

4.8%

Union Institute & University

4.8%

Kaplan University

4.5%

Capella University

4.5%

Saint Leo University

4.2%

John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York

3.6%

Webster University

3.6%

Anna Maria College

3.6%

Grand Canyon University

3.6%

Miami Dade College

3.3%

University of Houston

3.3%

Troy University

3.0%

University of Cincinnati

3.0%

American University

3.0%

Johns Hopkins University

3.0%

Michigan State University

2.7%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

50.1%

Business

11.0%

Law Enforcement

8.5%

Public Administration

4.3%

Law

4.2%

Management

3.4%

Homeland Security

2.1%

Education

2.0%

Political Science

1.8%

Psychology

1.7%

Liberal Arts

1.6%

Sociology

1.5%

Criminology

1.4%

Human Resources Management

1.2%

General Studies

1.2%

English

0.8%

Fire Science And Protection

0.8%

Educational Leadership

0.8%

Elementary Education

0.7%

Information Technology

0.7%
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Degrees

Bachelors

29.6%

Other

27.0%

Masters

18.5%

Associate

13.3%

Certificate

7.4%

Doctorate

2.9%

Diploma

0.9%

License

0.4%
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Top Skills for A Police Sergeant

  1. Vehicle Patrols
  2. Police Department
  3. Civilian Personnel
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Planned Police Department response to numerous significant events, assuring adequate staffing to maintain public safety while remaining within budget.
  • Handled complaints against officers by civilian personnel and complaints against officers by other officers.
  • Field supervisor in a high crime environment with regular responsibility for tactical decisions and supervision of major crime scenes.
  • Coordinated large-scale investigations in partnership with federal / state law enforcement agencies.
  • Collaborate and partner with various supervisors and department managers to ensure cohesive operation with the department of Public Safety.

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