City Of Cincinnati Police Department

Industry: Government Services

About City Of Cincinnati Police Department

The Cincinnati Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency for the City of Cincinnati and provides a full range of police services to 52 diverse neighborhoods. The Department currently maintains approximately 1000 sworn officers and 125 civilian employees. Led by the Police Chief, law enforcement operations are divided among three Bureaus: Patrol, Investigations and Support. Our department is committed to providing excellent police service to every citizen, business owner and visitor. The problem-solving philosophy is our Department’s principal strategy for addressing crime and disorder problems. We strive to increase safety, improve the community’s quality of life and prevent crime through a myriad of collaborative, engaged, evidence-based policing strategies. Problem oriented policing requires taking ownership of a community as a police officer, a city worker, a social service agent, an outreach worker, a resident, a businessperson, and a property owner.

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Why Work at the Company?

Policing embodies all of the things veterans are searching for in their futures. It provides a sense of purpose and community service along with a rank structure, a uniform and a sense of brotherhood. Our department goes a step further with onboarding and transitional support for new officers. The department has a large number of officers who are still involved in guard and reserve duties. The Cincinnati Police Department is a national leader in veteran support and outreach programs.

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plaeholder-teamFirst-line Supervisors: First Responders

Supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in fire fighting and fire prevention and control.

plaeholder-teamFirst-line Supervisors: Office & Administrative Workers

Supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

plaeholder-teamForensic Science Technicians

Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations. Perform tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair, and tissue to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. May serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, or biochemistry.

plaeholder-teamPolice & Patrol Officers

Maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, and protect life and property in an assigned patrol district. Perform combination of following duties: patrol a specific area on foot or in a vehicle; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.

Top Degrees

Criminal Justice/Police Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

Criminalistics and Criminal Science

A program that prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation

A program that prepares individuals to assist customers with inquiries and problems in frontline call centers, help desks, teleservice centers, and online. Includes instruction in user interfaces and user behavior, principles of hardware and software systems operation, customer interaction skills, telephone and e-mailing skills, data entry, and database and Internet searching and retrieval.

Forensic Science and Technology

A program that focuses on the application of the physical, biomedical, and social sciences to the analysis and evaluation of physical evidence, human testimony and criminal suspects. Includes instruction in forensic medicine, forensic dentistry, anthropology, psychology, entomology, pathology, forensic laboratory technology and autopsy procedures, DNA and blood pattern analysis, crime scene analysis, crime scene photography, fingerprint technology, document analysis, witness and suspect examination procedures, applicable law and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

Top Metro Areas

Cincinnati