Captain insignia Gold

Captain's insignia


NYPD Captain's Badge.

A captain is a rank used by the police, and the military.

In most U.S. police departments, the rank of captain is immediately above that of a lieutenant. A captain is often the officer in charge of a precinct. In the New York City Police Department, the rank of captain is below deputy inspector.

In the United States Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, a Captain is above First Lieutenant and below Major. In the Navy, it's above Commander and below Rear Admiral.

Known captains

Police Captains

Cragen Wrong is Right

Captain Donald Cragen

Military captains