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JAPAN POLICE please check this website www.npa.go.jp/english/index.htm CHINA POLICE Ranks of Police Officer Rank Police Rank 4 警佐四階 Police Rank 3 警佐三階 Police Rank 2 警佐二階 Police Rank 1 警佐一階 Police Officer Rank 4 警正四階 (Inspector)(SubLieutenant) Police Officer Rank 3 警正三階 (Senior inspector)(Captain) Police Officer Rank 2 警正二階 (Superintendent) Police Officer Rank 1 警正一階 (Senior Superintendent) Police Supervisor Rank 4 警監四階 (Superintendent General) Police Supervisor Rank 3 警監三階 Police Supervisor Rank 2 警監二階 Police Supervisor Rank 1 警監一階 Police Supervisor Rank Supreme (Police General) 警監特階 Insignia One Star on One Horizontal Bar Two Stars on One Horizontal Bar Three Stars on One Horizontal Bar Four Stars on One Horizontal Bar One Star on Two Horizontal Bars Two Stars on Two Horizontal Bars Three Stars on Two Horizontal Bars Four Stars on Two Horizontal Bars One Star on Three Horizontal Bars Two Stars on Three Horizontal Bars Three Stars on Three Horizontal Bars Four Stars on Three Horizontal Bars
INDONESIA POLICE The Indonesian National Police (Indonesian: Kepolisian Negara Republik Indonesia) is the official police force for Indonesia. The force is a centralized organization with responsibilities ranging from traffic control to intelligence gathering.000. Police rank Senior Officers Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIGP) Commissioner of Police (CP) Commissioners Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police I (SAC I) Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police II (SAC II) Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Superintendents Superintendent of Police (SP) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Chief Inspector (C/Insp) Inspector (Insp) Probationary Inspector (P/Insp) Sub-Inspector (SI) Sergeant Major (SM) Sergeant (Sgt) Corporal (Cpl) Lance Corporal (L/Cpl) Constable (PC) Gazetted Officers Non-gazetted Officers Inspectors Rank In File Officers Subordinate Officers Low rank of police officers apart from sub-inspectors wear their rank insignia on the right sleeve of their uniforms. Police Volunteer Reserves. The police force is led by an Inspector-General of Police (IGP).000 marine police and an estimated . the police form a much smaller portion of the population than in most nations.MALAYSIA POLICE The Royal Malaysian Police (Abbreviation: RMP. Royal Thai Police and Singapore Police Force.) is a part of the security forces structure in Malaysia. The police were formally separated from the military in April 1999. the regular RMP is also assisted by a support group comprising of Extra Police Constables. Malay: Polis Diraja Malaysia. The strength of the Indonesian National Police stood at approximately 285. Rakan Cop is a community outreach programme launched in 9 August 2005. It also includes 12.000 personnel. which include those from the four neighbouring countries Malaysia shares border with: Indonesian National Police. Sub-inspectors and higher ranks wear their rank insignia on epaulettes on both shoulders. The RMP constantly co-operates closely with police forces worldwide. The total number of national and local police in 2006 was approximately 470.000 in 2004. Police Cadets and a civilian service element. Its headquarters is located at Bukit Aman. a process which was formally completed in July 2000. Auxiliary Police. Royal Brunei Police Force. It had formerly been a part of the Tentara Nasional Indonesia since its independence from the Dutch. PDRM. With 150. The national police force was formally separated as a branch of the armed forces and placed under the Office of the President in 1999. Kuala Lumpur. In carrying out its responsibilities. The post is held by Tan Sri Ismail Omar.
The police force is in charge of prisons. Indonesia.equivalent Sergeant Major o Police Brigadier / Brigadir Polisi (Brigadir) .equivalent Major General o Police Brigadier General / Brigadir Jenderal Polisi (Brigjen Pol.equivalent Chief Sergeant o First Police Brigadier / Brigadir Polisi Satu (Briptu) . Pol.equivalent First Sergeant o Second Police Brigadier / Brigadir Polisi Dua (Bripda) .equivalent Chief Private o First Bhayangkara / Bhayangkara Satu (Bharatu) .equivalent Colonel o Police Grand Commissioner Adjutant / Ajun Komisaris Besar Polisi (AKBP) equivalent Lieutenant Colonel o Police Commissioner / Komisaris Polisi (Kompol) . the Polri used European police style ranks like inspector and commissioner.equivalent Second Sergeant Enlisted o Police Brigadier Adjutant / Ajun Brigadir Polisi (Abrip) . The Polri have returned to Dutch style ranks just like in the early years.) . In the year 2000. immigration.equivalent Warrant Officer Non-commissioned officers o Chief Police Brigadier / Brigadir Polisi Kepala (Bripka) .equivalent Second Lieutenant Warrant officers o First Police Inspector Adjutant / Ajun Inspektur Polisi Satu (Aiptu) . When the police were included into the military structure during the 1960s. fire services. The RBP has been a member of INTERPOL since 1984 . is located in Kebayoran Baru.equivalent Major Low rank officers o Police Commissioner Adjutant / Ajun Komisaris Polisi (AKP) .equivalent Chief Corporal o First Police Brigadier Adjutant / Ajun Brigadir Polisi Satu (Abriptu) . South Jakarta.equivalent Brigadier General Mid rank officers o Police Grand Commissioner / Komisaris Besar Polisi (Kombespol) . they use British style police ranks like Inspector and Superintendent. RANKS In the early years.) . when the Polri conducted the transition to a fully independent force out of the armed forces 2000.equivalent Chief Warrant Officer o Second Police Inspector Adjutant / Ajun Inspektur Polisi Dua (Aipda) .equivalent General in the army o Police Commissioner General / Komisaris Jenderal Polisi (Komjen Pol.equivalent Private BRUNIE POLICE The Royal Brunei Police Force (Malay: Polis Diraja Brunei (PDRB)) was founded in 1921 with the passing of the Brunei Police Force Enactment.) .) equivalent Lieutenant General o Police Inspector General / Inspektur Jenderal Polisi (Irjen Pol. the ranks changed to a military style such as Captain.equivalent First Lieutenant o Second Police Inspector / Inspektur Polisi Dua (Ipda) . Major and Colonel. and keeping law and order in the streets.40.equivalent Captain o First Police Inspector / Inspektur Polisi Satu (Iptu) . High ranking officers o Police General / Jenderal Polisi (Jend. the issuing of licenses. The Headquarter.000 People’s Security (Kamra) trainees who serve as a police auxiliary and report for three weeks of basic training each year.equivalent Private First Class o Second Bhayangkara / Bhayangkara Dua (Bharada) . known as Markas Besar/Mabes in Indonesian.equivalent First Corporal o Second Police Brigadier Adjutant / Ajun Brigadir Polisi Dua (Abripda) equivalent Second Corporal o Chief Bhayangkara / Bhayangkara Kepala (Bharaka) .
Malay: Polis Republik Singapura). it has grown from an 11-man organisation to a 38. Malay: Pasukan Polis Singapura. The rank of Lance Corporal was abolished in 2002. SSI. In 1997. except for the Gurkha Contingent. adjacent to a twin block occupied by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Chinese: 新加坡警察部队. but are worn on the right front pocket. There are currently 15 staff departments and 13 line units. the Senior Station Inspector (2) rank was introduced. which lists them in ascending seniority: Police officers The rank of Corporal was abolished in 1972. and maintaining the low crime rate today despite having a smaller police-citizen ratio compared to other major cities. These ranks are denoted where applicable in the following list. The 2006. The headquarters is located in a block at New Phoenix Park in Novena. and the rank of Senior Station Inspector was introduced. In 1998.SINGAPORE POLICE The Singapore Police Force (Abbreviation: SPF. all ranks were shifted from the sleeves to the epaulettes. roughly modelled after the military. Also in the same year. Singapore has been ranked consistently in the top five positions in the Global Competitiveness Report in terms of its reliability of police services. the Station Inspector rank was changed from collar pips to epaulettes with a new design similar to that of the SAF Warrant Officers. RANK A standard rank structure is used throughout the police force. the Gurkha Contingent adopted embroidered ranks as part of an overhaul of its combat dress. The organisation structure of the SPF is split between the staff and line functions. Rank Constable Special Constable Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Abbreviation Trainee Regular NSF PC T/PC NA NA SC T/SC NA SC CPL T/CPL CPL SC/CPL SGT T/SGT SGT SC/SGT SSGT NA NA NA NA NA NSmen PC NA CPL (NS) SGT (NS) SSGT SSGT SC/SSGT (NS) SSSGT SSSGT NA (NS) SI NA SI (NS) SSI NA SSI (NS) SSI(2) (NS) NSmen INSP (NS) NA ASP (NS) DSP (NS) SUPT (NS) NA VSC PC NA CPL (V) SGT (V) Gurkha PC NA CPL SGT SSGT (V) SSGT SSSGT (V) SI (V) SSI (V) SSSGT SI NA Senior Staff Sergeant SSSGT Station Inspector Senior Station Inspector Senior Station Inspector (2) Rank Inspector Chief Inspector Assistant Superintendent SI SSI SSI (2) SSI (2) NA SSI(2)(V) NA VSC INSP (V) NA C/INSP Gurkha  Senior police officers Abbreviation Trainee Regular NSF OCT(NSF) NSPI INSP INSP P/INSP NSI NA NA NA NA ASP ASP P/ASP ASP (NS) NA NA NA DSP SUPT DAC NA NA NA ASP (V) ASP DSP (V) DSP SUPT(V) SUPT DAC (V) DAC Deputy Superintendent DSP Superintendent Deputy Assistant SUPT DAC .587 strong force. although some ranks may be unique to specific organisations. Formerly known as the Republic of Singapore Police (Abbreviation: RSP. and SSI(2) rank designs. Tamil: சிங்கப்பூர் காவல் துறை) is the main agency tasked with maintaining law and order in the city-state. but reinstated in 1976. and is credited for helping to arrest Singapore's civic unrests and lawlessness in its early years. and changes were made to the SI. It enjoys a relatively positive public image.
S. C.) Deputy Commissioner of Police (Less than 10 years of service) .P.) Joint Commissioner of Police (Jt.C.P.) Additional Commissioner of Police (Addl.  Ranks of Gazetted Officers Director Intelligence Bureau (post held by senior most Indian Police Service officer.) Deputy Commissioner of Police (D.) Gazetted officers include all the Indian Police Service officers and all State Police Services officers of and above the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) or Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in State Police and Metropolitan Police forces respectively.) Selection Grade Deputy Commissioner of Police (D.P. C.P.Commissioner Assistant Commissioner Senior Assistant Commissioner Deputy Commissioner of Police Commissioner of Police AC SAC DCP/DC CP NA NA NA NA AC SAC DCP CP NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA AC(V) NA NA NA AC NA NA NA INDIA POLICE Main Articles : List of Police Ranks in India and Indian Police Service (I.P.C.P. not a rank) Commissioner of Police (State) or Director General of Police Special Commissioner of Police or Additional Director General of Police Joint Commissioner of Police or Inspector General of Police Additional Commissioner of Police or Deputy Inspector General of Police Deputy Commissioner of Police or Senior Superintendent of Police Deputy Commissioner of Police or Superintendent of Police Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police or Additional Superintendent of Police Assistant Commissioner of Police or Deputy Superintendent of Police Assistant Superintendent of Police (IPS Probationary Rank: 2 years of service) Assistant Superintendent of Police (IPS Probationary Rank: 1 year of service)  Ranks of Non-Gazetted Officers Inspector of Police Sub-Inspector of Police Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police Police Head Constable Senior Police Constable Police Constable Commissioner of Police (C.
Furthermore.P.I. Queen Elizabeth II granted the Royal Charter to the Hong Kong Police Force in 1969 for their handling of the Hong Kong 1967 riots. The result is the Hong Kong Police Force has been rated in the top of Asia. a quantitative research derived from the United States of America and United Kingdom with its statistical outcome.) Deputy Commissioner of Police (D. HKPF，alias Hong Kong Police，HKP) is the largest disciplined service under the Security Bureau of Hong Kong. It is the World's second and Asia's first police agency to operate with a modern policing system. the Marine Region with about 3.) HONG KONG POLICE The Hong Kong Police Force (香港警務處.) Assistant Police Sub-Inspector (A. attitude on law enforcement and prompt response and efficiency. and has won a good reputation as one of the safest cities in the World. case cracking rate. including the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force and civil servants. a rating investigation of Asian police departments voted by the Political and Economic Risk Consultancy Agency.C. It was formed on 1 May 1844.) Assistant Police Inspector (A. organisation. aims for the World's police forces' overall quality.C. and a fleet of 143 is the largest of any civil police force. Following the Transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong. RANKS . result in the Hong Kong Police Force have been rated the excellence of Asian police departments. The current Commissioner of Police is Tang King Shing. professionalism and language proficiency. renaming the Hong Kong Police Force as the Royal Hong Kong Police Force. leading a force of about 40.) Police Constable (P.) Police Naik (P.I. leading journalist Kevin Sinclair. Federal Bureau of Investigation and INTERPOL have acknowledged that the Hong Kong Police Force as "Asia's Finest". etc.I.P. The Hong Kong Police Force has been recognised for its professionalism. The rating awarders commented that the Hong Kong Police Force are respectable and outstanding in their performance of upholding the law and maintaining public orders.) Assistant Commissioner of Police (A.S.N. And in having set up the foundation for the social stability of Hong Kong.) Police Sub-Inspector (S.000 officers.P. the Police Force now uses the current name.(D.C. keeping the Hong Kong people living and working in peace and contentment.000 personnel.) Police Inspector (P. with a strength of 32 officers. including local public security. In 2008. which makes Hong Kong the second greatest citizen-officer ratio society in the world.P. incorruptibility.C. also as one of the best of the World.I) Head Constable (H.C. In addition.
i. The crest of the force was modified in 1997: Commissioner of Police (CP) Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (SACP) Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Superintendent of Police (SP) Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) (insignia of a Captain) Senior Inspector of Police (SIP) Inspector of Police (IP) Probationary Inspector of Police (PI) Station Sergeant (SSGT) Sergeant (SGT) Senior Constable (SPC) Police Constable (PC) ENGLAND POLICE The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the territorial police force responsible for policing Greater London. Inspector (Insp) (two Order of the Bath stars. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson stated that "The public has a right to be able to identify any uniformed officer whilst performing their duty" by their shoulder identification numbers. RANKS The Metropolitan Police uses the standard UK police ranks. The current headquarters of the MPS is New Scotland Yard.226 Special Constables. The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. The Commissioner since 27 January 2009 is Sir Paul Stephenson. At the end of February 2010. known commonly as Commissioner. up to Chief Superintendent. a substantive constable being paid an allowance to undertake the duties of a sergeant for a short period of time. is the overall operational leader of the force.The HKPF continues to use similar ranks and insignia to those used in British police forces. informally known as "pips") . Following controversy over alleged assaults by uniformed officers with concealed shoulder identification numbers during the G20 summit. indicated by shoulder boards. excluding the "square mile" of the City of London which is the responsibility of the City of London Police. such as "the Met". and 4. This includes sworn 33. This makes it the largest police force within the United Kingdom by a significant margin. "MP" and "the MPS". followed by their surname.e.332 civilian police staff. the MPS employed 52. A number of informal names and abbreviations exists for the Metropolitan Police Service. QPM who had previously been the Acting Commissioner since 1 December 2008.111 personnel. responsible and accountable to the Metropolitan Police Authority. but it has five ranks above that level instead of the standard three. displays two point down chevrons above divisional call sign. and Shoulder Number.520 non-sworn Police Community Support Officers. The Metropolian Police approved the use of name badges in October 2003. The badge consists of the wearer's rank. Police Constable (PC) (Divisional call sign and shoulder number) Sergeant (Sgt or PS) (three point down chevrons above divisional call sign and Shoulder Number) – an "acting" Sergeant. The MPS also has significant national responsibilities such as coordinating and leading on counter-terrorism matters and protection of the Royal Family of the United Kingdom and senior figures of HM Government. with new recruits wearing the Velcro badges from September 2004. the St Edward's Crown was used in the insignia. In statutes it is referred to in the lower case as the "metropolitan police force" or the "metropolitan police". and should only be used during a period of temporary promotion. 14. without the appendage "service". The MPS is also referred to as Scotland Yard after the location of its original headquarters buildings in and around Great Scotland Yard. "Met Pol". when it was replaced with the Bauhinia flower crest of the Hong Kong government. The use of the three chevrons by an acting Sergeant is technically incorrect. Whitehall. The post of Commissioner was first held jointly by Sir Charles Rowan and Sir Richard Mayne.258 police officers and 4. Until 1997.
 This makes it the largest police force within the United Kingdom by a significant margin. The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. The MPS is also referred to as Scotland Yard after the location of its original headquarters buildings in and around Great Scotland Yard.111 personnel. At the end of February 2010. followed by their surname. excluding the "square mile" of the City of London which is the responsibility of the City of London Police. without the appendage "service". Inspector (Insp) (two Order of the Bath stars. QPM who had previously been the Acting Commissioner since 1 December 2008.520 non-sworn Police Community Support Officers. The Commissioner since 27 January 2009 is Sir Paul Stephenson. The current headquarters of the MPS is New Scotland Yard. The post of Commissioner was first held jointly by Sir Charles Rowan and Sir Richard Mayne. A number of informal names and abbreviations exists for the Metropolitan Police Service. 14. informally known as "pips") Chief Inspector (C/Insp) (three Order of the Bath stars) Superintendent (Supt) (single crown) Chief Superintendent (Ch Supt) (crown over one pip) Commander (Cmdr) (crossed tipstaves in a bayleaf wreath). RANKS he Metropolitan Police uses the standard UK police ranks. up to Chief Superintendent. and should only be used during a period of temporary promotion. "MP" and "the MPS". Following controversy over alleged assaults by uniformed officers with concealed shoulder identification numbers during the G20 summit. Whitehall. such as "the Met". "Met Pol". and Shoulder Number. Chief Inspector (C/Insp) (three Order of the Bath stars) Superintendent (Supt) (single crown) Chief Superintendent (Ch Supt) (crown over one pip) Commander (Cmdr) (crossed tipstaves in a bayleaf wreath).332 civilian police staff. the first ACPO rank. The Metropolian Police approved the use of name badges in October 2003. known commonly as Commissioner. Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) (one pip over Commander's badge) Assistant Commissioner (AC) (crown over Commander's badge). . indicated by shoulder boards. i. Police Constable (PC) (Divisional call sign and shoulder number) Sergeant (Sgt or PS) (three point down chevrons above divisional call sign and Shoulder Number) – an "acting" Sergeant. with new recruits wearing the Velcro badges from September 2004. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson stated that "The public has a right to be able to identify any uniformed officer whilst performing their duty" by their shoulder identification numbers.e. a substantive constable being paid an allowance to undertake the duties of a sergeant for a short period of time. is the overall operational leader of the force. the first ACPO rank. In statutes it is referred to in the lower case as the "metropolitan police force" or the "metropolitan police". and 4.226 Special Constables. The use of the three chevrons by an acting Sergeant is technically incorrect. responsible and accountable to the Metropolitan Police Authority. Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) (one pip over Commander's badge) Assistant Commissioner (AC) (crown over Commander's badge). displays two point down chevrons above divisional call sign.258 police officers and 4. above Commander's badge) Commissioner (crown above one pip above Commander's badge) UNITED KINGDOM he Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the territorial police force responsible for policing Greater London. This includes sworn 33. The badge consists of the wearer's rank. Deputy Commissioner (crown above two side-by-side small pips. The MPS also has significant national responsibilities such as coordinating and leading on counter-terrorism matters and protection of the Royal Family of the United Kingdom and senior figures of HM Government. but it has five ranks above that level instead of the standard three. the MPS employed 52.
2. Raul was arrested and charged with acts of lasciviousness. he gently touched her right breast very briefly. The liability of Rafael for the crime of theft depends on the value of bolo. Rafael and Sara were newly married couple temporarily living in the house of Sara’s sister Monica. No. None of the other exceptions under this law are present under the facts given above. The felony he committed is only unjust vexation for causing annoyance. Malicious mischief . One Monday night. If found guilty. the facts do not show that Rafael or some other person was in imminent danger. 1. above Commander's badge) Commissioner (crown above one pip above Commander's badge) CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE 1. However. . he tailed Dinky. he is exempt from criminal liability given his relationship with Monica who lives with the couple in same house (absolutory cause). who was living together with Rafael. Violation of Animal Welfare Act for killing the dog. a 14-year old neighbor. a 75-year old retired cabinet secretary. which provides that it shall be unlawful to torture or kill a dog. While descending the elevator. 2. Monica’s dog would always bark up and try to attack Rafael whenever he comes home in the midnight from work. Rafael is also not liable for theft because the facts do not show that he took another person's personal property without the consent of the latter or that there was intent to gain.000 pesos nor more than 5. Raul. Deputy Commissioner (crown above two side-by-side small pips. 3. What crimes did Rafael commit? What are his criminal liabilities? ANS. One night. Theft – because there was taking of personal property (bolo) belonging to another and the taking was done with intent to gain and without the consent of the owner and that it was accomplished without the use of violence against or intimidation of persons or force upon things. up to SM department store. irritation or disturbance to Dinky. he will be punished by imprisonment of not less than 6 months nor more than 2 years or a fine of not less 1.Â Rafael is not liable for malicious mischief because the dog belongs to his sister-on-law. fed up with the dog. OTHER SUGGESTED ANSWER: Rafael is liable under the Animal Welfare Act of 1998. Was the charge correct? ANS. among other animals. Rafael committed and incurred liabilities for the following crimes. Raul did not exhibit lewd design as the act shows no sexual motivation when he touched Dinky's breast momentarily.because he deliberately caused damaged to the property (dog) of his sister-in-law which is not constitutive of arson and other crimes involving destruction and he did so in a fit of anger. has scopophiliac tendency. Dinky shouted for help. While the Animal Welfare Act provides that a person is not liable if the killing is done to prevent an imminent danger to the life or limb of a human being. Rafael got a bolo in the nearby house and hacked the dog to death.000 pesos or both at the Court’s discretion.
and local police and sheriff's departments have different ranks. from highest to lowest rank. a general model. would be: . as well as traffic control and other duties. state.People's Police of Vietnam Functions The People's Police of Vietnam prevents and investigates crime. Ranks Although the large and varied number of federal. Branches The People's Police of Vietnam have 2 branches: The public security The police force Commissioned Officers of the People's Police of Vietnam Highest Rank (Army Forces) Đại Tướng (General) Thượng Tướng (Senior Lieutenant General) Trung Tướng (Lieutenant General) Thiếu Tướng (Major General) Middle-ranking and Low-ranking Officers Đại Tá (Colonel) Thượng Tá (Senior Lieutenant Colonel) Trung Tá (Lieutenant Colonel) Thiếu Tá(Major) Đại Úy (Captain) Thượng Úy (Senior Lieutenant) Trung Úy (Lieutenant) Thiếu Úy (Junior Lieutenant) Police ranks of the United States The United States police rank model is generally paramilitary in structure.
analogous to brigadier generals. inspectors command divisions. "commissioner" is the civilian official or member of the board of officials in charge of the department. all civilian. etc. or sheriff. a police officer who supervises an entire watch shift in smaller departments and areas of a precinct and individual detective squads in larger departments. technically a designation: detectives do not exactly outrank police officers although they are in charge of cases . In contrast. In NYC. who supervises two to three or more sergeants. There may be a chief of operations who is second in command to the top-ranking chief. Assistant Chief/Assistant Commissioner/Assistant Superintendent/Assistant Sheriff: Only seen in some departments. etc. while a "chief" is the top uniformed officer answering to the commissioner or commission. The New York City Sheriff's Office has five undersheriffs: each one is responsible for a borough of New York City. Chief of police/police commissioner/superintendent/sheriff: The title police commissioner is used mainly by large metropolitan departments. such as the New York City Police Department. with the Sheriff of the City of New York overseeing all of them. though it is used by the Baltimore Police Department and other Maryland agencies as either an executive or commander-like rank. patrol.) in larger police departments and entire precincts in smaller police departments. In the Baltimore Police Department. Deputy Chief/Deputy Commissioner/Deputy Superintendent/Chief Deputy/undersheriff: The top lieutenant to the chief of police. one in each county. superintendent. Inspector/commander: Sometime have an insignia of a single star. In New York City. armed forces. In very large departments. Homicide. This may be in several classes that correspond to higher supervisory and pay grades. usually working in plain clothes. Often supervises a police station but can supervise another division or unit (detectives. Captain: Two gold or silver bars ("Railroad tracks"). similar to a colonel. often jointly with a civilian title such as "superintendent. may or may not have a specific area of responsibility. some of whom outrank the chief of department and others on par with the uniformed chief. "Inspector" is also used as a term for "detective" in the San Francisco Police Department and Chicago Police Department but is two ranks above captain in New York and in the Philadelphia Police Department." "commissioner" or "director. the colonel rank is rarely employed by other agencies. there may be several deputy and assistant commissioners. Colonel: A majority of state police agencies use "colonel" as their senior executive rank. but in other areas wear a gold or silver eagle.) in smaller departments and only certain sections of a police station in larger departments. commissioner. Colonels generally wear the gold or silver eagle of a colonel.S. In New York. or the oak leaf of a lieutenant colonel. In some cities." Conversely. who head thesheriff's department (or sheriff's office). from the U. and Atlanta Police Department majors supervise police stations. Sergeant: Three inverted chevrons. Detective/Inspector/Investigator: An investigatory specialist. New Orleans Police Department. both are typically appointed by a mayor or selected by the city council or commission. Lieutenants can supervise an entire watch shift of a police station or detective squad (Narcotics. In NYC captains are the normal commanders of precincts. sheriffs in the United States are usually elected officials. In some places the undersheriff is thewarden of the county jail. similar to a major or lieutenant colonel. while chief of police is associated with small and mediumsized municipalities. Major/deputy inspector: Sometimes have an insignia of a gold or silver oak leaf. which may be groups of precincts within a borough or specialized branches of the police service. Lieutenant: A single gold or silver bar. assistant chiefs head borough commands bureaus.
and counter-terrorism. Israel. road traffic control. In many departments.  In an emergency. securing public events and rallies. Arabic: ) is the civilian police force of Israel. who succeeded Rav-Nitzav Dudi Cohen on May 1. As with most other police forces in the world. there must be vacancies for a higher rank. Advancement from Officer to Captain is generally by appointment after successful completion of a series of examinations. and after the officer has sufficient time in grade. Officer/Deputy/Corporal: A regular officer/deputy wears no rank insignia.    There are no local or "municipal" police departments in The National Headquarters of the Israel Police are located at the Government offices named after Begin in Jerusalem.משטרת ישראלMishteret Yisrael. Israel Police The Israel Police (Hebrew: . who may be senior officers or acting watch commanders. Senior police officers may wear fretting ("scrambled eggs") on their visors. law enforcement. its duties include crime fighting. handling civilian complaints.and are often senior in years of service and so have a certain degree of authority beyond police officers in specific situations. in all places in which Israel has civilian control. In addition. and there may be several pay grades. riot and crowd control. the police can be reached by dialing 100 from any telephone [ Roles The Israel police is responsible for public security. wear two inverted chevrons. Corporals. operating the Civil Guard. investigating suspects. 2011. . officers from Lieutenant up wear a white shirt instead of the blue or brown uniform shirt common to lower-ranked police officers. traffic control. dismantling suspicious objects and explosives (EOD). covert operations against drug networks. The Israel Police operates throughout Israel. educational campaigns. maintaining public safety. It is under the jurisdiction of the Internal Security ministry . The current police commissioner is Rav-Nitzav Yohanan Danino. crime fighting. detective work. handling youth violence. the Golan Heights and Area C of the West Bank. maintaining public order. Grades above Captain are generally by appointment of the chief/sheriff.
Ranks English equivalent (Hebrew) Rank Enlisted Constable שוטרShoter Corporal רב שוטרRav Shoter Sergeant סמל שניSamal Sheni Staff Sergeant סמל ראשוןSamal Rishon Sergeant First Class רב סמלRav Samal Master Sergeant רב סמל ראשוןRav Samal Rishon First Sergeant רב סמל מתקדםRav Samal Mitkadem Sergeant Major רב סמל בכירRav Samal Bakhir Sergeant Major of Command רב נגדRav Nagad Officer Sub-Inspector מפקח משנהMefake'ah Mishneh Inspector מפקחMefake'ah Chief Inspector פקדPakad Superintendent רב פקדRav Pakad Chief Superintendent סגן ניצבSgan Nitzav Commander ניצב משנהNitzav Mishneh Brigadier General תת ניצבTat Nitzav Major General ניצבNitzav Commissioner רב ניצבRav Nitzav .
As from 1 April 2010 the "new" functional rank structure is as follows: Senior Management . The most senior rank in the police service is that of National Commissioner. The person who has this rank is the head of the organization. In the SAPS. state. ranks indicate the seniority of police officials.Commissioned officers • General (Gen) • Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) • Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) • Major General (Maj Gen) • Brigadier Commissioned Officers • Colonel (Col) • Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) • Major (Maj) • Captain • Lieutenant (Lt) Non-commissioned officers • Warrant Officer (W/O) • Sergeant (Sgt) • Constable (Const) United States Main article: Police ranks of the United States The United States police rank model is generally quasimilitary in structure. would be: Chief of police/police commissioner/superintendent/sheriff Deputy Chief of police/Deputy Commissioner/Deputy Superintendent/undersheriff Inspector/commander/colonel Major/deputy inspector Captain Lieutenant Sergeant Detective/Inspector/Investigator Officer/Deputy Sheriff/corporal . from highest to lowest rank.South Africa The functional rank structure of the South African Police Service (SAPS). Although the large and varied number of federal. a general model. and local police departments and sheriff's office have different ranks.
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