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Senior Police Officers

Senior police officers plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of a specific geographical or functional area of generalised or specialised police work. Senior officers of the British Transport Police direct the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.

£54,842

Median Salary

New workers start around £48,680. Normal pay is £54,842 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £129,382.

Daily Tasks

  • Directs and co-ordinates the operation of record keeping systems and the preparation of reports.
  • Establishes contacts and sources of information concerning crimes planned or committed.
  • Directs and monitors the work of subordinate officers.
  • Plans, directs and co-ordinates general policing for an area or functional unit.
  • Liaises with senior officers to determine staff, financial and other short- and long-term needs.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Learning
  • Mathematics
  • Science

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