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5162 POLICE OFFICERS
 


    Police officers maintain law and order and enforce laws and regulations.

    Tasks include -

    (a) maintaining law and order;

    (b) protecting persons and property from hazards and unlawful acts;

    (c) arresting persons for contraventions of the law;

    (d) directing traffic and assuming authority in the event of accidents;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Constable

  • Patrolman, police

  • Patrolwoman, police

  • Police officer


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Chief Constable, police - 1120

  • Commissioner, police - 1120

  • Inspector-general, police - 1120


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.