5412-Police Officers

Job Title: 

Police Officers

Job Description: 

Police officers maintain law and order, patrol public areas, enforce laws and regulations and arrest suspected offenders.


Tasks include:

  • patrolling a specific area to maintain public order, respond to emergencies, protect people and property and enforce laws and regulations
  • identifying, pursuing and arresting suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts
  • directing traffic and assuming authority in the event of accidents
  • providing emergency assistance to victims of accidents, crimes and natural disasters
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Police constable
Marine policeman
Narcotics officer

This unit group excludes

Prison warden (5413)
Police inspector (3355)

Specific Occupations: 

Police officer

Narcotics officer

Auxiliary police officer

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore