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Job Title:          Captain

Department:   Police

Reports To:     Police Chief or Designee

FLSA Status:     Exempt

Summary Full-time Position

  • Oversee daily operations. 
  • Coordinate daily activities of the Police Agency. Respond to Crime Scenes as needed. 
  • Act in the Chief’s stead in case of absence or at the direction of the chief or his designee.
  •  Develops and maintains various police records and statistics as required by the department. 
  • Supervises officers and advises and instructs personnel. 
  • Be available for on-call supervision during evening hours and weekends if needed. 
  • Maintain all agency training records and oversee the training of agency personnel. 
  • Coordinates with departmental supervisors to ensure interoperability between the various divisions within the department. 
  • Coordinates with the SCCJA for the training of agency employees.
  •  Performs supervisory duties and any other duties assigned by the Chief of Police. 

Education and/or Experience

Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or ten years recent law enforcement work experience; or a combination of education and experience.  Must have thorough knowledge of the inner workings of a law enforcement division/department on the municipal level, with considerable knowledge of the principals and practices of modern police administration. 

See the Full Job Description HERE

Applications are online at: or City Hall. Resumes are accepted but an application is required. The City of Barnwell is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).





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