Upon completion of one year as a Lieutenant, one can advance to a Captain I level, after passing a competitive Captain's examination and interview. A Captain I, resembling a District Manager of a large corporation, serves as a Commanding Officer
of a patrol division. The Captain is responsible for inspecting and overseeing the functions of the patrol officers and detectives to ensure compliance with the Department policies, procedures, regulations, and standards; supervising the administrative
and support functions of non-sworn personnel; inspecting personnel, facilities, and tactics for safety and/or training needs; maintaining liaison with numerous municipal, governments, civic organizations, and private citizens to establish and
maintain rapport to facilitate Department functions and to promote neighborhood safety and community policing programs.
Examples of different working titles:
- Patrol Division Commanding Officer
- Employee Relations Administrator