Ensuring that all patrol personnel is assigned to a patrol area and that they understand their duties and responsibilities.
Ensuring that patrol personnel remains in their assigned patrol areas.
Being aware of all applicable departmental instructions, procedures, and policies that affect the proper performance of duty.
Ensuring the safe and proper operation of all assigned patrol vehicles.
Acting as a roving patrol, particularly in places or areas frequented by large numbers of personnel or trouble spots.
Assist the man guards in handling serious incidents. Supervision of patrols ensures the uniform performance of duties in accordance with approved procedures and promotes exemplary appearance and conduct. The patrol supervisor should correct any improper actions of patrol personnel and continually seek to improve policies and procedures with recommendations from field observations.
Supervisors are held responsible for the accuracy, grammar, and format of reports submitted by their assigned personnel. Good reports can aid in reducing the administrative burden on higher-level supervisory personnel, resulting in cost reductions.
They take absolute control of various forms, logs, and records used by security personnel.