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Police Officers (Sergeant and Below)

Police officers (Sergeant and below) co-ordinate and undertake the investigation of crimes, patrol public areas, arrest offenders and suspects and enforce law and order. Officers of the British Transport Police operate within the specialised police service for the railway network across Britain.

More about this Career

Average Salary

£42998

New workers start around £28481. Normal pay is £42998 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £54719.

Jobs

6676

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Gives evidence in court cases.
  • Works on station reception desk and or in communications room.
  • Prepares briefs or reports for senior officers.
  • Attends accidents.
  • Interviews suspects, takes statements from witnesses and stops, searches and/or arrests suspects.
  • Investigates complaints, crimes, accidents, any suspicious activities or other incidents.
  • Directs and controls traffic or crowds at demonstrations and large public events.
  • Receives instructions from senior officers and patrols an assigned area on foot, horseback, motorcycle, motor car or boat to check security and enforce regulations.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Active Listening

    61

  • Critical Thinking

    61

  • Speaking

    56

  • Monitoring

    55

  • Reading Comprehension

    55

  • Active Learning

    51

  • Writing

    50

  • Learning Strategies

    42

  • Mathematics

    28

  • Science

    1

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