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 Deputy Chief

SUMMARY

Under general direction, carries out all duties assigned by the Chief of Police and assists in every phase of police work, according to and in conformance with the rules and regulations of the Fitchburg Police Department; is responsible for the administration and supervision of the Department in the absence of the Police Chief; is responsible for police operations, such as monitoring actions of officers during arrests to ensure adherence to appropriate arrest procedures and handling of evidence; determining whether arrests should be made; coordinating the activities of assigned units with other departments or organizations; coordinating the functioning of a unit, patrol squad, or shift with other departmental units or with outside agencies; coordinating staffing needs and enforcement activities with other supervisors and making recommendations to superior regarding deployment of personnel; providing guidance and direction on investigative techniques and the reporting requirements associated with serious crimes; alerting officers to the types of activities and incidents to look for while on patrol (e.g., prostitution, traffic offenses, gang activity, trouble spots, etc.); determining the appropriate course of action in response to serious incidents (such as fires and large gatherings); deciding the approach to use in responding to the public in addressing non-enforcement matters; and performing related duties as required.


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