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Louisiana State Police Commission
Lieutenant



Job Class Code: 07143140
F5, PS, 05/10/96

The examples of work given are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in positions allocated to this job. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position.

JOB TITLE:State Police Lieutenant

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To supervise subordinate personnel engaged in a variety of services designed to aid the Office of State Police in fulfilling its objectives.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Supervisor.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

General from a State Police Captain.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct over State Police Sergeants; or, communications, clerical, maintenance and custodial personnel.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Department of Public Safety and Corrections; Office of State Police; Troops Statewide.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from State Police Sergeant by responsibility for evaluating needs/requests and making assignments according to resource, jurisdictional and priority perimeters.

Differs from State Police Captain by lack of managerial responsibility over a major field or Headquarters Section.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Traffic Services
Analyzes statistical data to determine problem areas, establishes priorities and designs work schedules accordingly.

Reviews all shift reports for accuracy, completeness and legibility.

Confers with Lieutenants on other shifts regarding matters requiring immediate attention.

Reviews memoranda regarding changes in procedures.

Counsels subordinates on work-related problems.

Prepares and completes reports.

Recommends courses of action and changes in policies and procedures to Troop Captain.

Investigates fleet accidents.

Provides information on troop activities to public.

Investigative Services
Serves as Lieutenant of a functional unit of Louisiana State Police including intelligence/investigative support section, internal affairs, etc.
Supervises troopers, sergeants and/or civilian personnel.

Analyzes statistical data in order to design, prepare and implement work schedules and priorities and assign work for subordinates, providing them with direction and control.

Ensures that all necessary reports are taken, completed filed and transmitted to the proper authority and checks all section reports for accuracy, legibility and conciseness.

Conducts external investigations as needed or when directed to do so by a superior officer, taking statements and making reports when necessary.

Conducts internal investigations in reference to offenses or alleged offenses committed by a subordinate officer, effects necessary reports and makes recommendations for disciplinary action to the Captain.

Disseminates to subordinates organizational information concerning policies, rules and procedures.

Functions as the Captain in his absence.

Supervises the Vehicle Theft Unit occasionally which includes assisting all police agencies in any vehicle theft investigations throughout Louisiana.

Supervises and coordinates the efforts of a regional narcotics unit.

Support Services
Serves as the Lieutenant of one of several support sections of State Police including operational development, criminal laboratory services, criminal records, inspectional services, fleet operations or training and education/special tasks, protective services, etc. and may perform any of the duties listed below.

Supervises Troopers, Sergeants and/or civilian personnel.

Interprets and enforces the policies of the Office of State Police.

Plans and organizes activities and programs to support special state police organizational needs such as personal equipment, vehicles, weaponry (lethal and non-lethal) and specific supplies for management.

Supervises operation of polygraph, psychological stress evaluator, voice print identification and counter-intelligence devices.

Supervises the processing of films forwarded from troops and maintains records and files requests from the general public for photographs of accident scenes.

Supervises research and planning in various phases of the Louisiana State Police activity.

Conducts staff inspections of all operational and administrative sections and troops.

Supervises the receiving, processing, analyzing and interpreting of accident and arrest reports.

Analyzes statistical data in order to design, prepare and implement work schedules and priorities and assigns work to subordinates, providing them with direction and control.

Ensures that all necessary reports are taken, completed, filed and transmitted to the proper authority and checks all section reports for accuracy and legibility.

Conducts external investigations as needed or when directed to do so by a superior officer, taking statements and making reports when necessary.

Conducts internal investigations in reference to offenses or alleged offenses committed by a subordinate officer, effects necessary reports and makes recommendations for disciplinary action to the Captain.

Serves as instructor and/or counselor in the Louisiana State Police Academy.

Disseminates organizational information concerning policies, rules and procedures to subordinates.

Troop Executive Officer
Serves as the Executive Officer in a troop of the Louisiana State Police.

Supervises the communications, clerical, maintenance and custodial personnel.

Assigns work to subordinates.

Analyzes statistical data in order to design, prepare and implement work schedules and priorities.

Prepares annual troop budget.

Coordinates the requisitioning, purchasing and distribution of supplies.

Maintains records on troop equipment, vehicles and personnel.

Maintains troop library and evidence locker.

Receives and investigates complaints on troopers.

Assists in formulating troop policies and procedures.

Performs various public relations duties.

Acts as Troop Captain in his absence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Two year of experience as a Louisiana State Police Sergeant.




Last Modified: 12/27/2009