Commander

Epaulette of a commander in the Metropolitan Police
Epaulette of a commander in the City of London Police
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Commander

Common naval officer rank.

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Epaulette of a commander in the Metropolitan Police

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Frigate captain

Naval rank in the naval forces of several countries.

Naval rank in the naval forces of several countries.

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{{lang|it|Capitano di fregata}}
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It is usually equivalent to the Commonwealth/US Navy rank of commander.

Lieutenant commander

Lieutenant commander

Commissioned officer rank in many navies.

Commissioned officer rank in many navies.

Lieutenant commander
Lieutenant commander
Lieutenant commander
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Lieutenant commander

The rank is superior to a lieutenant and subordinate to a commander.

The 1854 USS Constellation (1854), a later United States Navy sloop-of-war named after the original frigate

Sloop-of-war

Warship with a single gun deck that carried up to eighteen guns.

Warship with a single gun deck that carried up to eighteen guns.

The 1854 USS Constellation (1854), a later United States Navy sloop-of-war named after the original frigate
Configuration of typical brig-sloop
1831 painting of a three-masted Bermuda sloop of the Royal Navy, entering a West Indies port.
USS Portsmouth (1843) in 1896.
The . Launched in 1934, the vessel is now berthed on the Thames
captures a Spanish warship in 1801.
, a British Black Swan-class sloop became famous in the "Yangtse Incident" in 1949.

In general, a sloop-of-war would be under the command of a master and commander rather than a post captain, although in day-to-day use at sea the commanding officer of any naval vessels would be addressed as "captain".

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Commodore (rank)

Senior naval rank used in many navies which is equivalent to brigadier and air commodore.

Senior naval rank used in many navies which is equivalent to brigadier and air commodore.

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Commodore
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Commodore

The Dutch Navy also used the rank of commandeur from the end of the 16th century for a variety of temporary positions, until it became a conventional permanent rank in 1955.

Royal Navy captain's rank insignia during Divisions conducted at HMNB Clyde, 2013

Captain (naval)

Name most often given in English-speaking navies to the rank corresponding to command of the largest ships.

Name most often given in English-speaking navies to the rank corresponding to command of the largest ships.

Royal Navy captain's rank insignia during Divisions conducted at HMNB Clyde, 2013
Captain from US Navy (at left) and Senior Captain from PLA Navy, 2015
Canadian Navy captain insignia
Insignia in the French Navy
Insignia in the Italian Navy
Front page of the Breve Compendio do que pertence à obrigação de hum Capitão de Mar, & Guerra, or "Brief compendium of what pertains to the obligation of a captain of sea and war" (1676)
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Captain
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{{lang|sv|Kommendör}}
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Captain
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{{lang|de|Kapitän zur See}}
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{{lang|fr|Capitaine de vaisseau}}
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A captain(N) is senior to a commander, and junior to a commodore.

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Major

Military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.

Military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.

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Croatia (Bojnik)

The rank is equivalent to an inspector or commander in other large police departments or to the UK rank of superintendent.

Organization chart of the Royal Danish Army, April 1940

Group (military unit)

Military unit or a military formation that is most often associated with military aviation.

Military unit or a military formation that is most often associated with military aviation.

Organization chart of the Royal Danish Army, April 1940

A unit of two to four squadrons, commanded by a lieutenant colonel, colonel, commander, naval captain or an equivalent rank. The United States Air Force (USAF), groupes of the French Armée de l'air, gruppen of the German Luftwaffe, United States Marine Corps Aviation, British Fleet Air Arm and some other naval air services usually follow this pattern.

A sergeant of the Coldstream Guards addressing through the ranks during the rehearsal for the Trooping the Colour ceremony.

Non-commissioned officer

Military officer who has not pursued a commission.

Military officer who has not pursued a commission.

A sergeant of the Coldstream Guards addressing through the ranks during the rehearsal for the Trooping the Colour ceremony.
Sergeant, Royal Artillery, on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle, firing the one o'clock gun
A First Sergeant with the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) gets his soldiers ready for a uniform inspection

The titles of commander and director are used for commissioned officers assigned as commanding officer of a unit or the head of a staff agency, directorate, or similar organization, respectively.

City of London Police

This article describes the police force for the square-mile sized district known as the City of London.

This article describes the police force for the square-mile sized district known as the City of London.

Assistant Commissioner in ceremonial full-dress uniform for the Lord Mayor's Show.
Sergeants Tucker and Bentley and Constable Choate, murdered while on duty on 16 December 1910
A City of London Police car pictured in 2014
Mounted Section officers
The gold medal-winning City of London Police team at the 1908 Summer Olympics.

Commander (Operations and Security) – Umer Khan OBE

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Superintendent (police)

Rank in British police services and in most English-speaking Commonwealth nations.

Rank in British police services and in most English-speaking Commonwealth nations.

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United Kingdom Police
Australian Federal Police
Canadian Police
Irish Garda Síochána
South Korean Police

From January 1954 there was one superintendent grade I and one chief inspector in each sub-division, one chief superintendent, one superintendent grade II and one detective superintendent grade I in each division, and one commander, one deputy commander, one detective chief superintendent, and one detective superintendent grade II in each district.