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Patrol Team Supervisor
6/1/2020 2:37:28 PM
Original Release
Last Major Release
Resource Category
Law Enforcement Operations
Primary Core Capability
On-scene Security, Protection and Law Enforcement
Secondary Core Capability
Resource Kind
Overall Function
The Patrol Team Supervisor oversees patrol operations
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Patrol Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
Type Description
Type 1The Patrol Team Supervisor is a Patrol Team member of supervisory rank who is responsible for patrol operations and: 1. Reports to the Patrol Team Leader 2. Prevents and detects crime 3. Renders law enforcement assistance 4. Responds to calls for service 5. Promotes traffic safety 6. Promotes peace and civil order 7. Arrests violators 8. Transports prisoners
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Law enforcement education and training that provides the core knowledge, skills, proficiency, and ability and meets the minimum requirements as a sworn law enforcement supervisor
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents 4. ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents 5. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 6. Training in equipment specific to the Patrol Team 7. Agency Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) approved and certified supervisory core curriculum 8. Additional training, which may include: a. Command Post and Forward Operations Center b. High-Risk Patrol Operational Tactics c. Deployment of Less-Lethal Weapons d. Deployment of Chemical Agents and Munitions e. Crowd Control f. Supervising Basic Patrol Operations g. Supervising Critical Incidents
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Five years of experience as a law enforcement officer 2. Non-probationary status as a supervisor
Physical/Medical Fitness1. The NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions. 2. PPE is mission specific and may vary by work environment; it includes protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposure, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Arduous 2. Is able to work while wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every two years 2. Qualified within the last year with department-issued weapons systems
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. State, District of Columbia, or U.S. tribal or territory law enforcement officer certification 2. Basic first aid or tactical casualty care plus cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 3. AHJ certified as a law enforcement supervisor
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, communications, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
FEMA, NIMS 508: Patrol Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Patrol Team Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Patrol Team Officer
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS), November 2017