District Police Chief - Salary and Career
Police Delegates

District Police Chief - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They exclusively preside over the activities of the judicial police, direct and coordinate the activities of repression of criminal offenses to restore order and individual and collective security. They manage activities in the interest of public safety. They issue public documents and manage human and material resources.

How much does an District Police Chief earn

A District Police Chief earns between $3.190 and $4.681 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.475 and a median salary of $3.569 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 4 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the District Police Chief

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.475 41.696 869 16
1º Quartile 3.190 38.286 798 15
Median Salary 3.569 42.831 892 17
3º Quartile 3.570 42.835 892 17
Higher Salary 4.681 56.166 1.170 22

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals in the legal sciences
      • lawyers for the judiciary and public security
        • police delegates

Related Positions:

Main workplaces

Police Delegates they work in public administration, in police stations and related bodies, at the state and district levels. They work as a team, under occasional supervision, indoors, outdoors and in vehicles and during daytime or irregular hours. They can be exposed to shootings, insalubrity and diseases. In some activities, they remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods and may work under pressure, leading to a stressful situation.

What does it take to work in the field of Police Delegates

The exercise of this occupation requires training in Law and public tender, followed by specialization courses.

Functions and activities of District Police Chief

Police Delegates must:

  • coordinating actions to prevent criminal offenses;
  • direct the activities of repression of criminal offenses;
  • manage human and material resources;
  • coordinate actions to prevent criminal offenses;
  • manage human resources and materials;
  • issuing public documents;
  • preside exclusively over the judiciary police activities;
  • preside with exclusivity over the activities of the judiciary police;
  • manage activities of public security interest;
  • directing activities to repress criminal offenses;
  • directing the activities of repression of criminal offenses;
  • manage activities of public safety interest;
  • directing the activities of repression of criminal offenses;
  • preside with exclusivity over the judicial police activities;
  • preside with exclusivity over judicial police activities;
  • preside with exclusivity over the judiciary police activities;
  • directing repression activities for criminal offenses;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • dispatch public documents;

  • Activities

    • supervise the functional performance of subordinates;
    • represent security agencies with other entities;
    • guide the community;
    • prosecute foreigners in an irregular situation;
    • stay in good physical shape;
    • refer the occurrence of an infraction to the childhood and youth court ;
    • dispatch notifications;
    • demonstrate sense of spatial orientation;
    • coordinate the process of recruiting and training police officers;
    • making arrests;
    • distribute tasks;
    • deport foreigners;
    • processing information for police purposes;
    • accredit documentary dispatchers;
    • issuing precatory letters;
    • dispatch the release of dead bodies in the cases provided for by law;
    • dispatch ordinances and work orders;
    • fulfill judicial requests;
    • issuing certificates;
    • providing assistance to police officers from other countries and other units of the federation;
    • act with common sense;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • forwarding children to the guardianship council;
    • demonstrate persistence;
    • supervise auctions of seized vehicles;
    • request provisional arrests to the judiciary;
    • issuing driver's licenses;
    • control the transport and sale of explosives, weapons and ammunition;
    • demonstrate improvisational skills;
    • maintain physical stamina;
    • issuing identity cards for foreigners;
    • supervise production, transport and commercialization of controlled chemical products;
    • extradite foreigners;
    • dispatch gun records and possessions;
    • demonstrate professional vocation;
    • decide on the opening of a police investigation;
    • apply disciplinary punishments;
    • stay courageous;
    • dispatch other documents related to public security;
    • make decisions quickly;
    • demonstrate analytical skills;
    • demonstrate visual acuity;
    • fulfilling court orders;
    • act with discipline;
    • install police investigation;
    • act with urbanity;
    • inspect the work of documental dispatchers;
    • deliver a teenager to the legal guardian;
    • coordinate the actions of the civil guard in the cases provided for by law;
    • deliver courses and lectures to the community;
    • deciding on the arrest in flagrante delicto;
    • protect witnesses and victims;
    • control the activities of private security companies;
    • determine the referral of the investigation to the judiciary;
    • materialize the results of investigations;
    • inspect workshops and dismantle vehicles;
    • becoming aware of the criminal offense;
    • demonstrate auditory acuity;
    • propose disciplinary punishment;
    • inspect the operation of private security companies;
    • dispatch passports;
    • demonstrate synthesis ability;
    • define human resources framework;
    • issuing a release permit;
    • custody inmates;
    • collect information for police purposes;
    • supervise the transport and sale of explosives, weapons and ammunition;
    • authorize the operation of private security companies;
    • issuing background certificates;
    • control the armament and registration of guards of private security companies;
    • download lower hierarchy rules;
    • research topics of research interest;
    • demonstrate ability to know and interpret the law;
    • determine police investigations;
    • fulfill rogatory and rogatory letters;
    • act creatively;
    • ensure the safety of dignitaries;
    • arbitrate bail;
    • send adolescents to the special childhood court;
    • reason logically;
    • formally listening to people in the interest of the investigation;
    • request information, examinations and expertise from various bodies;
    • repress clandestine activities of private security;
    • register infractions committed by children and adolescents;
    • demonstrate persuasion;
    • decide on the elaboration of detailed terms;
    • coordinate witness protection plans;
    • to prepare the final investigation report;
    • implement actions: monitoring of suspects, patrolling, barriers and searches ;
    • dispatch id cards;
    • enable documental dispatchers;
    • master writing techniques;
    • handle weapons and equipment with dexterity;
    • control the transit of foreigners;
    • demonstrate general knowledge;
    • elaborate criminal statistics;
    • perform ordinary and extraordinary corrections;
    • act promptly;
    • issuing licensing and registration documents for motor vehicles;
    • arrest adolescents for participating in an infraction;
    • repatriate foreigners;
    • coordinate technical service of social and psychological support to the civil police;
    • master the portuguese language;
    • preside over public security tenders;
    • demonstrate psychological resilience;
    • conduct a warning hearing;
    • determine the submission of the detailed term;
    • supervise the use of material resources;
    • seize objects related to the criminal offense;
    • demonstrate insight;
    • expel foreigners;
    • elaborate privately detailed terms;
    • determine the recording of the occurrence;
    • preside over administrative processes;
    • issue legal opinions;
    • coordinate the destruction of seized illicit material;
    • act with emotional balance;
    • preside over administrative-disciplinary procedures;
    • indicate persons as perpetrators of criminal offences;
    • search for missing persons;
    • managing crises (riots, kidnappings);
    • develop a preventive action plan;

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