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The Arkansas State Police (ASP) Lieutenant is responsible for assisting in the command of a State Police Troop, the command in a criminal investigation

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Special Job Requirements:

Occasional overtime is required; qualification with small arms and the wearing of uniforms is required as directed.

Typical Functions:

Supervises a large commissioned staff and/or a small administrative support staff by assigning and reviewing work, initiating or reviewing disciplinary actions, coordinating and scheduling training, reviewing and approving evaluations, approving leave, and evaluating subordinate performance.. Directs investigations of major crimes in collaboration with local law enforcement authorities. Assists and oversees other department members in response to natural disasters, illegal and unruly public crowds, crash sites of aircraft, the scene of hostage situations, man hunts of suspected or known felons, and uprising of an inmate population in a state correctional facility. May serve as a company commander overseeing criminal or narcotic investigations in the criminal investigations division. May serve as an assistant to a Division Commander by serving as Training Officer and coordinating and supervising the Recruit Training School for the Arkansas State Police. May serve as an assistant to a Highway Patrol Troop Commander. May perform specialized duties such as the development and presentation of safety programs, executive protection, drill/training instructor, air pilot, marijuana eradication, inmate services coordination, regulatory functions, K-9 handler, or interstate criminal patrol. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of law enforcement administration practices and procedures. Knowledge of traffic and criminal laws and department policies and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of laws, rules, or regulations. Ability to present expert testimony in a court of law. Ability to mediate differences or conflicts between individuals or groups. Ability to enforce criminal and traffic laws. Skill at firing a weapon proficiently and consistently as required by department standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have served for a period of at least two years as Sergeant in the Arkansas State Police as established by Arkansas State Police policy number 89-052 and meet all other requirements assumed with that rank.

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