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Louisiana State Police Commission
Captain



Job Class Code: 07133390
A2, PR, 05/10/96, CR

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 Captain

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To manage personnel assigned to law enforcement services programs.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Manager.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Broad review from a State Police Major or higher level State Police personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct line over State Police Lieutenants and Sergeants.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Department of Public Safety and Corrections; Office of State Police; statewide.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from State Police Lieutenant by responsibility for the management of a functional section in the Office of State Police.

Differs from State Police Major by having responsibility for the management of only one functional section while a Major has administrative responsibility for multiple sections.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Serves as Captain of a functional section of Louisiana State Police including intelligence investigation support, traffic services, operational development, support services, internal affairs, inspectional services, hazardous substance, protective services, training and education/special task, safety enforcement, communications, deputy regional commander, and crime lab.

Develops and implements policies and procedures regarding sectional operations.

Performs in-house staff inspections which cover all phases of organization management and activities of a section and provides information for comprehensive analysis of performance.

Reviews leave requests, overtime reports, expense account vouchers, outside employment requests and similar items pertaining to personnel.

Assists the Deputy Superintendent in interpreting and integrating into polity, plans and programs, new laws, executive orders and other regulations affecting the section.

Administers all forms of training for the State Police and provides information and education for the general public.

Establishes staff and administrative priorities for allocation of assets, equipment and other resources.

Provides assistance to federal and local law enforcement agencies.

Guides the implementation of operational plans and procedures during special operations or emergency conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Two year of experience as a Louisiana State Police Lieutenant.




Last Modified: 12/27/2009