Average Police Captain Salary in Columbia, South Carolina

$59,000
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The average salary for a Police Captain in Columbia, South Carolina is $59,000.
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Job Description for Police Captain

Police Captain Tasks
  • Direct police department activities and ensure all work performed meets the standards of the Department and serves the needs of the city.
  • Review and investigate civilian complaints and disciplinary issues in the department.
  • Study crime trends and use that information to adjust staffing strength, special forces deployment, assignments and policing priorities.
  • Maintain a positive team environment and foster positive relationships between the police force and citizens as well as other departments in local government.

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Deputy Chief, Police Department
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Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Police Captain in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 183.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (65.1% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (51.5% more).