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It is very difficult to answer, because each department is different here is a general answer Chief- Oversees Department Asst. Chief - Takes over for chief when absent, often times is Incident Commander at major scenes Captain- Head of a Bureau ie. Operations, Investigations Lieutenant- Head of a Division ie. Detectives, Patrol, or watch commander Sergeant- Head of a team of line officers or some special units Officer- Line Members of the Officers

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Q: What are the ranks of a police force and what are their duties?
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