Fort Valley State University
September 2, 2022
1005 State University Drive, Fort Valley GA. 31030
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This position is a Police Supervisor who will Assists the Chief of Police in administering, directing, and coordinating the Patrol, Support Services, and the Investigative Operations activities of the Campus Police Department. The Police Major is certified by the State of Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) council to handle all aspects of emergency and non-emergency calls. The Police Major may act for the Chief when so assigned. Work is subject to the plans, policies and procedures formulated by the Chief of Police.

  • Supervises and coordinates the activities of Patrol, Support Services, or Investigative sections of the Campus Police Department.
  • Makes routine and random investigations and inspections to determine quality and effectiveness of supervision in all sections, or of the
  • quality of police service being provided.
  • Reviews complaints and charges against members of the agency and takes appropriate action.
  • Makes scheduled and unscheduled inspections during or outside the regularly scheduled tour of duty.
  • Depending upon operations area of assignment, may be responsible for agency-wide oversight of equipment and material acquisition.
  • Vehicle purchase and assignment and fleet maintenance; maintenance of facilities; oversight of the Division's promotional processes.
  • Maintenance and update of agency policies, procedures, regulations, plans and agreements; and may hold responsibility for advising Chief of Police on major fiscal matters.
  • Is responsible for developing educational and awareness programs that focus on crime prevention and criminal apprehension and prosecution.
  • Coordinates activities of assigned section with those of other Operations Section.
  • May monitor sensitive field operations daily.
  • May coordinate the preparation and execution of all ceremonial events, including promotions, retirements, police week, funerals.
  • Attends meetings, conferences and work sessions as required by assignment.
  • Receives reports of important or unusual incidents, takes personal charge of those requiring attention and notifies the Chief of any such incidents which might have serious consequences.
  • Serves as liaison officer between the Campus Police and other City/County departments and/or other criminal justice entities.
  • Serves as advisor to the Chief of Police in matters of policy, training, selection of equipment, and personnel assignment.
  • Acts as spokesperson for the Chief of Police to the news media as the Chief may direct.
  • As ordered by the Chief, takes active command during major disasters, riots, or other emergency situations.
  • May be assigned to assume command of the Department during the absence of the Police Chief.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

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