Police Detective Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Police Detective in United States

The average salary of a(n) Police Detective in United States is $73,935.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Police Detective in United States is $35.55.

The average bonus of a(n) Police Detective in United States is $1,915.00.

Job Description:

Detects, prevents, and solves crimes and criminal cases by carrying out investigations. Investigates known or suspected criminals or facts of particular case to detect planned criminal activity or clues. Ascertains criminals' habits, associates, characteristics, aliases, and other personal information by frequenting known haunts of criminals and becoming familiar with criminals. Records and reports such information to commanding officer. Investigates crimes and questions witnesses. Examines scene of crime to obtain clues and gather evidence. Investigates suspected persons and reports progress of investigation. Arrests or assists in arrest of criminals or suspects. Prepares assigned cases for court, according to formalized procedures. Testifies before court and grand jury. May be designated according to nature of crime investigated as detective, automobile section; detective, homicide squad; according to rank as detective sergeant ii; or according to administrative division to which assigned as detective, precinct; detective, youth bureau. Less

Detects, prevents, and solves crimes and criminal cases by carrying out investigations. Investigates known or suspected criminals or facts of particular case to detect planned criminal activity or clues. Ascertains criminals' habits, associates, characteristics, aliases, and other personal information by... More

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City of National City, CA

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