Career Opportunities


If you wish to post a position on this bulletin, please email Balinda Cockrell. If you would like PERF to email a copy of the position announcement to our distribution list of 3000 police executives for $500, Balinda can also help you with that.





















The City of Quincy



The City of Quincy is seeks a highly motivated, community oriented, and accomplished law enforcement leader and professional to served as Chief of Police. 

 Work includes directing and managing the day-to-day operations of the department. The incumbent must possess extensive familiarity with modern police techniques and best practices community policing, youth protection ordinance and the integration of telecommunications in tactical operations. Incumbent must have experience in the, concepts of administration and elements of effective supervision. 

Plans, organizes, and manages the activities and functions of the day-to-day operations of the department through department senior officers. 

  •  Development the department’s mission, its policies, procedures, rules and regulations; and implements same through department senior officers. 
  •  Incumbent will prepare and manage the department’s operating and capital budgets; and controls expenditures of the appropriations.
  •  Reviews employee problems and insures that necessary steps are taken to maintain high morale and employee effectiveness and efficiency. 
  •  Meets with other law enforcement managers for strategic planning and to plan interdepartmental responses to high risk or special events.  Uses and exercises independent judgment. 
  •  Reviews and approves recommendations for placement, advancement, transfer, training, development, safety and discipline of departmental personnel.  Insures departmental compliance with the City's equal employment opportunity requirements and related federal and state laws. 
  •  The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Business, or Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Criminology or related field may substitute for one year of the required sworn experience. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. Incumbent is expected to reside in the City of Quincy.

 Submit letter of application, detailed resume with salary history, work related references and City of Quincy application to: Bessie Evans Director, Human Resources, City of Quincy, 404 W. Jefferson Street, Quincy, FL 32351.  E-mail for a complete position, community profile and job application, or fax your resume/application to 1-866-780-7910.  EOE.

CLOSING DATE:   Position Open Until Filled



















Inspector—UT-Police Department (Houston)

 The University of Texas Police at Houston (UTP-H) is a member of the University of Texas System Police. It is staffed with a dedicated team of sworn and civilian professionals that serve, protect and preserve the “daily campus life” at one of the top cancer centers in the nation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (US News & World Report), and the prestigious University of Texas Health Sciences Center (UT-Health).  Both institutions are part of the world’s largest medical complex, The Texas Medical Center located in the heart of the nation’s energy capital, Houston, Texas.  UTP-H is responsible for law enforcement, security and personal safety services.   Accredited since 1994 it has most recently received meritorious accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®).

 The UTP-H is currently accepting applications for a commissioned position of Inspector, Threat and Criminal Investigations. The primary function of the Inspector position is to oversee the institutional criminal investigations program and to provide oversight of the institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs.

 Key Functions

 Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communications, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.  Manages the daily operations of criminal investigation.  May manage staff, including the selection process, coordination of work, performance and development.

  1. Functions as the managing investigator on all major criminal matters and lengthy investigations.  Coordinates investigations in cooperation with Federal, State, County and local agencies. 
  2. Manages and administers high risk institutional compliance and complex investigations.  
  3. Conducts audits of criminal cases and is responsible for case management.
  4. Coordinates strategic and tactical plans and operations with Operations Bureau Commanders to address crime trends and criminal activities.                                                                                                                                      
  5. Provides crime scene expertise and oversees crime scene searches.
  6. Provides leadership to and management of assigned personnel through clear direction, communications, development opportunities, and ongoing feedback.  Manages the daily operations of the institutional threat assessment and crime mitigation programs.  Manages staff, including the selection process, coordination of work, performance and development. 
  7. Responds to and identifies actual or perceived threats. Conducts immediate threat reviews and assessments insuring a rapid mitigation response.
  8. Conducts immediate, long term, and pre and post-event threat assessments and analysis to develop ways to minimize future risks.  Produces reports or presentations that outline findings, explain risk, threat and/or vulnerability positions, and/or recommend mitigation measures.
  9. Provides expertise to various community outreach and institutional groups.  Maintains a strong working relationship with the universities’ communication offices.  Through the risk assessment process provides support to the institutional safety committee, 2-stop committee, facilities management and off-site facility operations.
  10. Creates and conducts crime prevention presentations, training and programs to internal and external audiences.  Researches, produces, evaluates, maintains and updates presentations and other related materials utilized in crime prevention and threat and risk assessment programs and projects. 
  11. Oversees security sensitive background investigations on prospective university employees, contractors, students, and volunteers to determine their potential security risk to the university.


 Required:   Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Management, Police Science, Business Administration

 Preferred:   Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, Police Science or Business Administration.


Required:     Seven years of experience as a commissioned peace officer functioning as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer at an agency/department of 75 or more commissioned police officers, to include three years of supervisory experience.  Additional years of experience as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer may be substituted for the required education on a one- to-one basis.

 Preferred:   Nine years of experience in risk evaluation/threat assessment or law enforcement or general case investigations.


 Required:   All of the following:

 Eligible to be a commissioned/licensed peace officer for the State of Texas.

  • Valid Class C Texas driver’s license

 Preferred:   One or more of the following:

 Possess an advanced certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education

  • Certified Crime Prevention Specialist issued by the Texas Crime Prevention Association
  • Physical Security Professional (PSP) issued by American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) issued by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) issued by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)                            

 Pay and Compensation

 The salary range for this position is from $80,000 to $120,000.  The starting pay is on a sliding scale commensurate with experience.   For example, an applicant with 10 years of approved experience would start at approximately $100,000.  Supplemental pay is also provided to those that qualify for; bi- lingual pay (up to $1,200 a year), education pay (up to $4,200 a year), TCOLE certification pay (up to $3,600 a year) and a tuition reimbursement through a Cohort (up to $5,250 a year). Excellent benefits, to include paid time off, paid holidays and the opportunity to earn up to 32 additional hours of time off based on performance are provided as an employee within the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.

To be considered for this position, you must pass a process that includes but is not limited to medical and psychological exams, drug tests, polygraph exam and an extensive background investigation, which includes character references.

 NOTE: Must successfully complete the next available UT-System Police Lateral Academy after hire which requires a commissioned/licensed peace officer status from the State of Texas.

 Position will be advertised until filled.

To  apply,  please  visit     and  search  for  key  word  “police”  or requisition number 7522BR. For further information or questions, please contact Sgt. Gabe Wisneski at 713-563-2154 or


















































Population: 149,000. This is an outstanding and challenging opportunity to provide leadership and management to a police department in a rapidly growing community in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

 The City is seeking for its new Chief of Police a respected, professional hands-on leader and manager who is well-versed in the latest techniques of law enforcement, who is collaborative with other metropolitan law enforcement agencies and someone who will work effectively and hand-in-hand with departmental officers and staff. The FY 2014-15 overall city budget is $367.5M (for all funds) and $216M for the General Fund.

 The next Chief of Police should have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration or a closely related field and have kept up with their professional development. A related Master’s degree and Master Peace Officer Certification is preferred, as is graduation from the FBI National Academy or similarly recognized professional development program.

 Also required are ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal police work including four (4) years of administrative and supervisory experience.  Ability to become a Certified Peace Officer in the State of Texas within a reasonable length of time is also required. A valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain one is also required. Brochure at

 Any combination of experience that would likely provide the required knowledge is qualifying.

 Experience as a Chief of Police, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief or a command level officer in a community similar in nature and size (or larger) to McKinney would be a plus. Also, experience in an urban environment similar to McKinney would be a plus.

 The starting salary will be market competitive DOQ/E plus benefits, reasonable relocation expenses.

 For additional information on this outstanding opportunity, please contact James L. Mercer, President/CEO, The Mercer Group, Inc. at 505-466-9500; 

 Confidential cover letters, resumes and salary history to Mr. Mercer at James Mercer, President/CEO, The Mercer Group, Inc., 1000 Cordova Place, #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Voice: 505-466-9500; Fax: 505-466-1274. E-Mail:; Website:       First review of candidates on January 19, 2015. EOE






















Seattle police department

Assistant Police Chief

Job Number: 2015-00004


Job:  Assistant Chief (Executive 4, Exempt)    

Status:  Regular/Full-Time Day Shift

Closing Date/Time:  Open until positions filled

Salary:  $130,228 - $189,247

Location: Seattle Police Department (Headquarters) - 610 Fifth Avenue


The Seattle Police Department (SPD) seeks to fill the position of Assistant Police Chief to serve as a dynamic executive to assist and support the Chief of Police in the overall management and administration of the Department.  As part of the Department’s Command Staff, this position will play a central role in advancing the Department’s mission of reducing crime through constitutional policing.  The Assistant Chief is charged with directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the activities and operations of an assigned Bureau within the Seattle Police Department and provides complex executive support to the Chief of Police.


The Seattle Police Department is comprised of 1,850 dedicated law enforcement professionals  all committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.


  • Assumes management responsibility for the services, activities, and day-to-day operations of an assigned Bureau.
  • Coordinates activities with other Bureaus, City Departments, and outside agencies.
  • Advises and assists subordinates in solving highly complex police issues.
  • Formulates orders and regulations governing activities of the SPD; confers with the Chief of Police, Command Staff  and subordinate staff on the formulation of policies and practices of the Department; and supports policy development and compliance by ensuring policies are updated and distributed.
  • Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies, and investigations; recommends modifications to programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
  • Promotes police public relations by participating in media interviews, acting as a liaison for the Police Chief with other law enforcement agencies, and elected officials. Serves on committees, commissions and task forces, and represents the Department in state and local police functions.
  • Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities for the Department.
  • Participates in the development and administration of the Department’s annual budget of approximately $293 Million; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; and monitors and approves expenditures.
  • Manages the services and activities of assigned Bureau; coordinates the tasks of sworn and civilian personnel in preserving order, protecting life and property, investigating crimes, and enforcing laws and municipal ordinances.
  • Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; responds to questions and information requests from citizens and outside agencies.
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement.

Minimum qualifications:  

Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Law Enforcement or a related field; a minimum of ten (10) years law enforcement experience, which must include a minimum of three (3) years experience as a full-time Lieutenant, or higher; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must satisfy a Seattle Police Department background investigation; and have a valid WashingtonState driver’s license at the time of hire.

Desired qualifications:

Well qualified applicants will have a demonstrated appreciation for diversity in the workplace; a strong track record of meaningful community outreach; a demonstrated commitment to constitutional policing; and advanced training in leadership, supervision and management related to law enforcement.


If you are encouraged by and meet the qualifications you just read, we invite you to applying online at  or complete an application, cover letter, resume and drop it off at the Human Resources Department, SeattleMunicipalTower, 700 - 5th Avenue, Suite 5400, Seattle, WA98124-4028.  Job Number 2015-00004. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

This process will remain open until positions are filled. Interviews will commence February 2, 2015 and first consideration will be given to those applications received by January 26, 2015.













City of New York
 Job Vacancy Notice

Civil Service Title:  Deputy Inspector General   M1

Title Code No:  31144



Unit:    OIG-NYPD   


Work location:  Manhattan                   



Office Title: Director of Analysis and Evaluations




Number of Positions:  1


Salary Range :           $49,492 – $125,000       

Salary will be commensurate with experience       


Job Description The Department of Investigation’s Office of the Inspector General for the New York City Police Department (“Office” or “OIG-NYPD”) is authorized to investigate, review, study, audit and make recommendations relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of NYPD, with the goal of enhancing the effectiveness of NYPD, increasing public safety, protecting civil liberties and civil rights, and increasing the public’s confidence in the police force.


The Director of Analysis and Evaluations will support the Inspector General by providing qualitative and quantitative analysis relating to the operations, policies, programs and practices of NYPD in order to identify areas of concern and where improvements are needed; help set OIG-NYPD’s investigative priorities; support a data-driven approach to evaluating NYPD’s performance; and provide the statistical foundations for OIG-NYPD’s reports and recommendations. The Director of Analysis and Evaluations will work closely with the Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General and will also oversee a staff of policy analysts, data analysts, statisticians, auditors and attorneys.


Other responsibilities of the Director of Analysis and Evaluations may include:

  • Coordinating with relevant staff at NYPD, the Civilian Complaint Review Board, and other City agencies to collect, develop, and analyze data to measure the implementation of, compliance with, and effectiveness of policies, procedures, and other initiatives of


  • Planning and conducting reviews, studies, and audits of NYPD operations.       Participating in the drafting of OIG-NYPD reports.
  • Working with OIG-NYPD’s executive staff and Public Information Officer to provide information and analysis to facilitate responses to external requests.
  • Keeping current with national research on best practices in independent police review.
  • Performing such other tasks related to data collection and analysis as the Inspector General deems necessary to fulfill OIGNYPD’s mandate. 



1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four years of full-time experience in investigation, auditing, law enforcement, law security, management analysis, or in a major operational area of the agency to which the assignment is to be made; at least 18 months of which must have been in a supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive capacity, and the approval of the

Commissioner of Investigation; or 2. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” above. However, all candidates must have the approval of the Commissioner of

Investigation and 18 months of supervisory, administrative, managerial or executive experience; or 18 months of experience in the exercise of discretion and professional judgment in significant policy matters related to criminal justice or areas particularly relevant to the Office of the Inspector General to which the candidate would be assigned.


Preferred Skills

The preferred candidate should possess the following: superior skills in the field of qualitative and quantitative data analytics; effective problem-solving abilities; the ability to comprehend and analyze complex legal issues and statistical data; the skills to communicate databased findings in an objective, clear, effective and compelling manner; sound judgment; and superb organizational and management skills..



.To Apply:

All current City Employees may apply by going to Employee Self Service (ESS) http://cityshare/ess


Click on Recruiting Activities/Careers and Search for Job ID #160489


All other applicants, please go to and search for Job ID#160489




      New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for two continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County.  To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Appointments are subject to Office of Management & Budget approval for budgeted headcount.



Revised Post Date: 8/12/14

Post Until filled

JVN# 032-2015-160489



The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




























Police Chief- City of San Antonio

 The City of San Antonio is offering a unique and challenging opportunity to provide professional, hands-on leadership as Police Chief of one of the nation’s largest police departments. The City of San Antonio is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to direct all facets of the City’s Police Department including field operations, investigations, support services, and general department administration.

 The successful candidate will be a well-respected, experienced law enforcement leader who is well-versed in the latest law-enforcement techniques and demonstrates a history of collaborating with internal and external organizations and agencies to provide the highest level of proactive law enforcement that protects and serves the residents of San Antonio.

 The City of San Antonio Police department is an award winning, professional organization served by more than 2,000 of the best law enforcement officers in the country. The Police Chief reports directly to the City Manager and is supported by two assistant Police Chiefs and 6 Deputy Chiefs.

 This position requires a bachelors degree in a related field and ten (10) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in municipal police work including five (5) years of senior command, administrative or supervisory responsibility.

 To apply, send resume and cover letter to This position is open until filled but the first review of resumes will occur after Sunday, February 15.

 To learn more visit










The Town of Hanover Police Department is seeking an experienced law enforcement leader for the position of Captain.  The Hanover Police Department is a full-service agency and employs 20 sworn and 13 non-sworn personnel and operates under a Board of Selectmen-Manager (Council-Manager) form of government with the Chief of Police reporting to the Town Manager.  The Police Department has an annual operating budget of $2.2 million and a Telecommunication Center that provides dispatch services for 20 communities in New Hampshire and Vermont.  The New England Police Benevolent Association represents police officers, dispatchers, parking control officers and clerical staff and the Town typically negotiates three year contracts.  The Chief of Police, Captain and other supervisory positions are not represented by the NEPBA and do not engage in contract negotiations.               

The Community:
Hanover is located in Grafton County in west central New Hampshire.  The Town has a population of 11, 260 and occupies 50.3 square miles.  The Town of Hanover and surrounding region is part of "The Upper Valley.”  This designation refers to a geographic area stretching along both sides of the Connecticut River in central New Hampshire and Vermont.  Hanover is home to Dartmouth College, (one of the Ivy League colleges and the ninth oldest college in the nation) and enjoys a lively, ‘New England cosmopolitan’ business district.  The area offers an incredible mix of activities, thanks to the great outdoors, including the Connecticut River, the White and Green Mountains, the arts and culture community, and the benefits of intellectual activities found in a college town.  With excellent schools, Hanover has retained the small-town, unique charm that reminds us that family, quality of life, and service to others are keys to a successful community.  The community was recently named one of the top ten places to live and retire by Money Magazine.  Additional information about the Town of Hanover and Police Department can be located at:     

Under the direction of the Chief of Police, this position is responsible for the Operations and Support Services divisions of the Police Department and its day to day operations.  The Operations Division consists of the Patrol and Investigations components.  The Support Services Division consists of the Communications, Records, and Parking Divisions.  The Captain provides administrative and budgetary support to the Chief and acts for the Chief during his absence. 

The Successful Candidate is:

  • an experienced law enforcement supervisor and manager capable of conducting employee recognition, appraisal, and discipline
  • proficient in budget development, grant writing and management, and police agency fiscal management
  • an excellent written communicator and skilled in policy research, development and implementation
  • an accomplished public speaker capable of representing the Hanover Police Department and Town of Hanover at a variety of public and private venues
  • experienced in employee recruitment, selection, promotion and training and development
  • knowledgeable in personnel management issues regarding labor relations and collective bargaining
  • a seasoned police trainer with the ability to train law enforcement sworn and non-sworn personnel in technical and legal topical areas
  • current in legal, regulatory, technological, and societal changes impacting law enforcement agencies
  •  knowledgeable and experienced in the investigation of citizen complaints and internal affairs/administrative investigations
  • informed on police practices related to receipt, storage and disposition of evidence and property
  •  a critical thinker with the ability to make complex decisions impacting police services and administration
  • capable and experienced in conducting departmental inspections and audits on employees, facilities, vehicles, and programs 
  •  active and involved in his/her community with frequent interaction with governmental, business, schools, volunteer organizations, and other community stakeholders
  •  involved in community activities, festivals, and police department outreach efforts
  • a veteran law enforcement officer who is capable of delivering professional testimony at criminal, administrative, and legislative hearings
  • physically capable of performing the duties of a sworn law enforcement officer

This is a sworn law enforcement officer position in the State of New Hampshire.  Successful candidates must have a minimum of ten (10) years progressively responsible experience in law enforcement including seven (7) years of progressive supervisory law enforcement experience.  Certified New Hampshire police officer or ability to obtain certification within six months of employment from the Police Standards and Training Council.  The possession of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to criminal justice or public administration is preferred.  Successful completion of a law enforcement command college course such as the FBI National Academy, Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command, or equivalent course is also preferred.  The State of New Hampshire does not recognize federal or military law enforcement training for certification.  The successful candidate is expected to establish their principal residence in New Hampshire or Vermont within approximately 30 minutes driving distance from the Hanover Police Department within a period of time to be negotiated with the Chief of Police.

Salary Information and Application Process:

The hiring range is $74,567 - $113,909 with compensation negotiable based upon experience and qualifications.  The Police Department offers education and physical fitness incentives once the candidate has completed a six month probationary period that could be equivalent of up to 8% of salary.  The Town of Hanover offers a competitive benefits package.  Information pertaining to benefits can be located at:

All applications must be fully completed and submitted online at:  Click on the position Police Captain – Hanover, NH and follow the instructions to apply.  Application closing date is February 8, 2015 at 5:00 PM ET.  Application screening will begin on February 5, 2015.  Semi-finalists will be invited to participate in an assessment center in Hanover on March 18-19, 2015.  All inquiries should be e-mailed to Thomas M. Moss, Senior Consultant for Developmental Associates, LLC at or telephone (919) 813-6096 Ext. 104.  

The Town of Hanover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.




























California Department of Insurance - Sacramento, CA 

Deputy Commissioner, Enforcement Branch 
Annual salary range: $105,195 - $137,004 DOQ 

Salary is supplemented by a comprehensive benefits package. 
Application Deadline: Open until filled. 

The California Department of Insurance (CDI), is seeking a law enforcement professional – a sworn peace officer or non-sworn executive – who is energized by hard-work and motivated by complex and interesting investigative challenges to join the Enforcement Branch as Deputy Commissioner. 

Under the direction of the Insurance Commissioner/Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner, the Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement is responsible for overseeing the 400+ employees of the Enforcement Branch, which encompasses two divisions – Fraud and Investigations. The Deputy Commissioner formulates policies and plans, organizes and directs all law enforcement, investigation and related operations statewide in the context of insurance enforcement activities; develops and reviews proposed legislation and regulations as needed; and, oversees the administration of annual grants to District Attorneys to investigate, charge and prosecute insurance fraud. 

Ideal candidates will be seasoned professionals with extensive law enforcement experience and expertise, who bring a blend of creativity and initiative to the position. Exceptional communicators, relationship builders, and mentor/motivators are sought. The successful candidate will possess the flexibility and political astuteness necessary to thrive in this fast-paced environment. 

To be considered, please submit a resume (including dates of employment and staff and budgets managed) and cover letter, including indication of current salary, and the names of six work–related references to: 

Pam Derby 
CPS HR Consulting
241 Lathrop Way 
Sacramento, CA 95815 

Ph: 916.471.3126 
Fx: 916.561.7205 

To view an online brochure for this position visit: 
California Department of Insurance website: 



The California Department of Insurance is an equal opportunity employer.











Police Chief

The City of Warrensburg (population 18,838) is located 45 minutes east of Kansas City, and is a rapidly developing community with tremendous growth potential. Warrensburg is home to the University of Central Missouri and is located near both Whiteman Air Force Base, home of the B-2 Bomber, and the Lake of the Ozarks. Due to the upcoming retirement of our current Police Chief, we are looking for professional Police Chief with a commitment to best practices and problem-solving in a team-oriented environment.

The Police Department has been served by a total of two Police Chiefs within the past 47 years with our current Police Chief serving 15 years in the position and 40 years total with the City. The Warrensburg Police Department is a full-service law enforcement/police services agency staffed by 35 sworn officers and 5 non-sworn staff. Together they comprise a proud and professional force that works diligently to provide professional police services in partnership with the community. The department strives to work with residents, businesses, and all stakeholders to maintain community viability. Dispatch and jail services are provided by outside governmental agencies. The Department is housed in a modern, 22,500 square foot headquarters building that is five years old.

The Warrensburg Police Department is a progressive, innovative, and community-oriented policing agency committed to ensuring the City’s exceptional quality of life. The WPD strives to ensure the safety, security and well-being of our community through proactive patrol, community based interaction, crime prevention programs, investigation of offenses, accidents and enforcement of ordinances and statues.  

The department has an annual operating budget of approximately $2.8 million and is responsible for public safety including patrol, criminal investigations, and community outreach.

 Warrensburg operates under a Council/City Manager form of government and this position will report to the City Manager.  The successful candidate must possess the following:

(1)          Provide formalized coaching and evaluation of subordinates assuring for professionalism, confidentiality, impartiality, accurate documentation, and timeliness.

 (2)  Outstanding customer service skills, which aides in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public. Develop and build community relationships that set a positive standard for the entire department; acts as a liaison.

(3)  The ability to address conflict, research alternatives and recommend solutions in a collaborative and problem solving approach.

 (4) Assists with setting goals and projections for future developments assuring that the department is progressive and in step with trends.

(5)  The ability to oversee major crime scenes; conduct and update threat assessments.

Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a closely related field required; FBI National Academy graduate required; 10+ years of Supervisor experience Lieutenant or above required.

Employment applications are available on-line at  Submit a cover letter, completed application and resume to Human Resources at the City of Warrensburg, 102 S. Holden St., Warrensburg, MO 64093.  Original signatures required on applications.  Position will remain open until filled. A review of the applications will be conducted on March 20, 2015. Annual salary range $70,000 – $85,000 D/O/Q.  Subject to background investigation. Questions, contact:  Human Resources @ 660-262-4607 or E.O.E.









City of Asheville, NC –Police Chief

Our Community

The City of Asheville, with a population of 83,393 people, comprises an area of approximately 45.2 square miles in Western North Carolina. The City is the county seat of Buncombe County, the largest city in Western North Carolina and the eleventh largest city in the State. Asheville is the regional center for manufacturing, transportation, health care, banking, professional services, and shopping. 

Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, Asheville is known for its natural beauty. The city’s rich architectural legacy, with its mix of Art Deco, Beaux Arts and Neoclassical styles, is the perfect backdrop to the energy that emanates from the locally owned-shops and galleries, distinctive restau­rants and exciting entertainment venues.   Asheville is also home to the Biltmore Estate, an 8,500-acre estate built by George Vanderbilt and completed in 1895. There are plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, national and state for­ests, and white water rafting. As a focal point for tourism in the region, Asheville is home to an assortment of historical landmarks, a municipal civic center for performances and exhibitions, museums, shops, restaurants, local breweries, and musical venues.  In recognition of its status as a renowned tourist destina­tion, Asheville was named one of 12 must-see travel desti­nations in the world by Frommer’s travel guides.


A community with a median age of 38.2 years, Asheville has a diverse array of demographic groups.  According to the 2010 census, the racial makeup of the city is approximately 79% white, 13% African American, 6.5% Hispanic, 1.8% Asian, and 1.1% American Indian.  The median income for the city is $39,113.  The major employers within the City and region are in the following sectors:  educational services, hospitals, general government support, historic sites, accommodations, and food & beverage.


Our Government

The City of Asheville, which was incorporated in 1797, operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The seven-members of City Council are elected at-large for staggered terms of four years. City Council, which acts as the City’s legislative and policy-making body, selects the City Manager, who is the City’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for implementing the policies and programs adopted by the City Council. The City’s 1,100-person workforce provides a high level of City services including fire and police protection, planning, economic development, development services, public works (streets, sanitation, and stormwater services), parks and recreation, transportation and water.

Our Police Department
The Asheville Police Department is a nationally accredited police department through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (reaccreditation pending in 2015).  The Department has 279 authorized employees (224 classified as sworn) and a Fiscal Year 2014-2015 operating budget of $24.25 million.  The Police Chief is currently supported by a command staff that includes 2 Deputy Chiefs, 2 Captains and 13 Lieutenants.  Under the current local Civil Service Law adopted by the North Carolina legislature, promotions and disciplinary actions within the Department are appealable to the Civil Service Board by all ranks up to and including Captains.

Mission - The City of Asheville Police Department is dedicated to providing public safety and maintaining order; enforcing the laws of North Carolina, upholding the United States Constitution and enhancing national security. The City of Asheville is committed to supporting a safe city with safe neighborhoods.

Guiding Principles - The Asheville Police Department will achieve its mission by committing to excellence through:

  • Integrity - Honesty, compassion, trust, and accountability. Police officers have the courage to do what is morally, ethically, and legally right regardless of risk.
  • Fairness - The Police Department will treat everyone impartially without favoritism or bias.
  • Respect - The Police Department will treat everyone with dignity and courtesy without prejudice.
  • Professionalism - The Police Department will deliver quality services through cooperation, open communication and a commitment to continuous improvement.

The Position

The position of Police Chief is appointed and reports to the City Manager (with day to day supervision by an Assistant City Manager).  The Police Chief performs professional law enforcement work as administrative head and chief executive officer of the City Police Department. The Police Chief is not covered by the Civil Service Law.   The vacancy was created by the retirement of the incumbent after almost three years of service in the position.

 The Ideal Candidate

As an integral part of the municipal organization, the Police Chief is a recognized community leader responsible for providing leadership and vision for the Police Department, and advice and recommendations to the City Manager.  In addition, the Police Chief is expected to provide leadership, guidance and education to and serve as a bridge between the community, the array of demographic groups within it and the Police Department. 

 While strong expertise in all facets of law enforcement and crime prevention is needed, the ideal candidate will have excellent leadership and administrative skills, outstanding communication and presentation skills, the ability to solve problems, and a track record of professionalism, integrity, striving for the highest ideals of public service and personal conduct.

 The ideal candidate will be fair and equitable, able and willing to listen to staff and community, and be comfortable working with people of diverse origins and cultures.  The Police Chief must be willing to hold him or herself and others accountable for an exemplary record of customer service, respect and interaction within the community. 

 The ideal professional background, qualifications and characteristics for the Police Chief include: 

  • Experience in financial management, budgeting, innovative practices in police operations, and information technology in a police-related environment.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills, excellent communication skills, experience in labor relations, community relations, mediation and facilitation skills.
  • State of the art enforcement practices, staff development, training, community policing, and the utilization of crime and other data for deployment and decision making.
  • A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement administrative or command work; and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience required to perform the essential position functions.

 The City of Asheville is seeking candidates with a strong experience, commitment and interest in: 

  • Fair, consistent and equitable treatment of all residents, visitors and staff.
  • Being accessible, diplomatic and direct, establishing him/ herself as a credible leader and community resource.
  • Resolute commitment to enforcement practices that are consistent with the law, community policing strategies and a respectful relationship with the community. It is imperative that this individual builds credibility and is able to infuse accountability and respect within the department.
  • Strong collaboration and relationship-building skills in working with the entire organization and the community.  Experience with outreach and public engagement in a diverse community setting will be essential for the successful candidate.  This individual should be a visible leader with a genuine interest in actively participating in the community. 
  • Transforming, creating and sustaining a positive atmosphere for employees in the organization and within the Police Department.
  • Embracing a willingness to be open and transparent, and who is approachable and personable, who values integrity and has a strong commitment to ethics.
  • Capacity and interest to be an effective mentor and leader for staff.  
  • Strong collaboration and team building skills.
  • Frequently communicating with the community on an individual and departmental basis; giving effective oral presentations and advanced written and oral communication skills.
  • Welcoming and comfortable in engagement with citizens and visitors of all genders, racial and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles.
  • Intergovernmental cooperation and interaction with schools, University of North Carolina Asheville, Buncombe County Sherriff, Buncombe County District Attorney, and adjacent local, county, state and federal agencies.
  • Researching and advocating for the most current technology and equipment to maximize departmental efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Absolute and unwavering integrity and honesty, both on and off the job.
  • Recognition of Asheville’s uniqueness and its diverse communities, ethnic groups and neighborhood associations.
  • The desire to become a part of the Asheville community and to develop a long-term relationship with the community.

The position of Asheville Police Chief is an outstanding opportunity to be a part of a diverse, engaged and inviting community, to make a difference in the life of the community, and to provide an outstanding level of public service.

 Education and Experience

Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement administration, criminal justice, public administration, or a related field; a Master’s degree is highly preferred.  Qualified candidates must have a Certification as a Police Officer (or possess necessary qualifications to be certified) and successful completion of mandatory in-service training requirements through the Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission of North Carolina. The possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license will be required or the ability to obtain one upon relocation.


The City of Asheville is offering a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance will also be available for a successful out of area candidate.

 How to Apply

Applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to:


Affion Public

2120 Market Street

Camp Hill, PA 17011


Fax: 717-214-8004

 *Deadline to receive resumes is April 08, 2015.

 **Initial application review will begin in early April with a targeted on-site process the week of May 18th.  The position will remain open until filled.











City of Fort Bragg, California
Police Chief

Have you always dreamed of leading a Police Department in a small town which loves its police force and where everyone knows you by name? Would you like to help mentor a youthful but dedicated group of police officers? Are you committed to true community-oriented problem solving and policing?  If so, the Fort Bragg Police Chief position might be a good fit for you.

The Fort Bragg community is on the scenic Mendocino Coast, surrounded by magnificent redwood forests and the Pacific Ocean. Fort Bragg is a charming and vibrant full service City and offers a high quality of life with quiet, friendly residential neighborhoods, excellent restaurants, a picturesque downtown shopping district, and a thriving visual and performing arts scene. The City is seeking a dedicated and dynamic leader for the position of Police Chief- one who will be a positive role model and mentor for the Police Department.  The Police Chief reports to the City Manager and will oversee 21 FTE with a current budget of $3.2 million.  The selected candidate will be trustworthy, honest, ethical, and a strong advocate for the department and the community.  Candidates who understand the importance of a team environment based on mutual respect and trust, and who are committed to mentoring and developing the skills of departmental staff are highly desired.  The ideal candidate will have experience establishing and maintaining effective relationships with other public safety agencies, City departments, the business community and an active citizenry. Strong leadership and communication skills are essential in this position, as is a proven track record of community engagement.  The ideal candidate should be an experienced police manager who understands and appreciates the opportunities and challenges of policing in a small town. A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration or a related field is required.  Candidates must have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience with at least three of those years at the rank of Lieutenant or above, and a California P.O.S.T. Advanced Certificate. Senior Command level or prior Chief’s experience is preferred. A Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration or related field, is highly desirable.  The salary for the incoming Police Chief will range from $110,087 to $133,811.  The City also offers an attractive benefits package. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at  Please contact Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions.  Brochure available.  Closing date January 9, 2015. 


Lieutenant (#00256)

The University Police Department at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for two Law Enforcement Manager I positions. These positions will be responsible for the direction, planning, organization, staffing, and control of the investigative function and other subordinates of the ODU Police Department.

Required Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of principles of management. Considerable management skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to comprehend and interpret written instructions. General and specific knowledge of working in an institution of higher education. Comprehensive knowledge of Virginia and applicable federal laws. Comprehensive knowledge of and skills in modern police practices and techniques. Ability to pass an extensive background investigation. Considerable years of progressively responsible positions in public law enforcement, preferably in campus policing, to include considerable supervisory experience. Ability to obtain certification as a police officer as mandated by the Department of Criminal Justice Services. Valid driver's license and insurable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications: College degree in an appropriate field of study. Experience in supervision of both patrol and investigative staff. Mid-management experience in public law enforcement, particularly in a university police department of similar size and complexity. Completion of a first-level supervisory, and/or a mid-management law enforcement course of study. Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Instructor certification.

These positions open March 16, 2015 and will remain open-until-filled. To review position requirements and submit an application, please visit and follow the on-line instructions. AA/EOE







invites applications for the position of:

Police Division Chief

                                                 An Equal Opportunity Employer



                                       Biweekly                                                                                                        Annually

                               $3,407.69 - $5,284.62                                                                                 $88,600.00 - 137,400.00

 OPENING DATE: 03/19/15

CLOSINGDATE:04/19/15 11:59 PM



 DEEP ROOTS. Short Commutes.

The City of Wheat Ridge embodies the deep roots of a City with a rich history and a strong sense of community. Its central location provides shorts commutes to major interstate highways, the majestic Rocky Mountains, and the amenities of the large metropolitan City of Denver, Colorado. Our community encompasses 9.5 square miles, Wheat Ridge is home to more than 33,000 citizens.

 Our growing and vibrant community is currently seeking a dynamic Division Chief for the Police Department who demonstrates strong leadership skills, the ability to collaborate and partner with diverse stakeholders in the community, and work cooperatively with department employees with implementing department goals and objectives. Sucessful candidates will demonstrate the values of Integrity, Respect, Initiative, Courage, and Perseverance.  The successful candidate should also demonstrate the capacity to be a strategic thinker, an understanding of diversity, strong leadership skills, a problem solver and financial/budgetary experience.  The Division Chief will also adhere to the city values of ACTION! (Accountability, Change, Teamwork, Integrity, Opportunity, Now!)

 The Wheat Ridge Police Department is a progressive, CALEA accredited law enforcement agency. The agency embodies a policing philosophy that combines traditional policing values with a community policing philosophy and problem-solving approach to the issues of crime, traffic and quality of life issues.  Our department has

72 sworn officers and 31 civilian personnel commanded by the Chief of Police, serving a resident community of approximately 33,000. Our operation includes both a Patrol Division and Support Services Division.


This position will be responsible for one of two operational areas which will be either Patrol Operations or Support Services Divisions.

 The City of Wheat Ridge is interested in candidates that can perform the following duties in a professional and strategic manner including:

 Serves as second in command to the Chief of Police; oversees the daily operation of the Police Department, conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate. 

Provide professional advice on issues to the Chief of Police, City Manager and City Council; make presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public. Communicate official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general

public. Maintain liaison with other departments as well as state, local, and other public officials; address inquiries and complaints from the public or other city divisions/service centers concerning assigned programs and activities; assist citizens in solving law enforcement and community service problems; recommend or initiate corrective action as necessary.

 Represent the department at various governmental and professional meetings and other functions which concern department projects, programs, issues or areas of concern; coordinate and balance activities of division with those of other City divisions or service centers, governmental agencies and jurisdictions, courts, prosecutors, and within the Police Department to maximize efficiency, effectiveness, and economy of services.

 Will assume responsibility for departmental activities as assigned during the absence of the Chief of Police; may respond to major and/or critical incidents; may direct and/or command the activities of subordinates at major scenes; perform all essential required tasks of police officer, police sergeant, and police lieutenant when necessary.


Perform the duties of the Patrol or Support Services Division Chief as needed. May also be required to perform the duties of other positions within direct reporting structure.

 May also be responsible to perform the duties of Acting Police Chief when required.


Works under the direct supervision of the Police Chief.


Exercises general supervision of personnel assigned to the division, sections, teams and/or units to the position by the department organizational chart.


Work is governed by general policy requiring judgment and initiative in developing and implementing procedures to address work challenges. Situations will often dictate that this position must interpret policies and procedures or in the absence of any relevant policy or procedure this position may be called upon to make decisions and judgments based upon facts and circumstances presented. Completed work is reviewed only for attainment of objectives and effectiveness of results. Supervisor is involved in problems of major impact.


Primarily administrative in nature, working indoors completing tasks such as reading and reviewing reports, papers and other documents, writing reports, papers, correspondence and other documents. This portion of the job will require acute mental skills, a lengthy attention span and involves sitting, walking, and standing. The ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both in writing and verbally are essential to this position. Interaction with co- workers is an everyday occurrence and requires the ability to direct, negotiate and mediate. Appropriate problem-solving techniques and collaboration efforts with both internal and external stakeholders.



Education – Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree. Master’s Degree or an equivalent combination of advanced police senior management education and experience preferred.

Experience – Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a manager or administrator, at the rank of Commander/Lieutenant or higher.


Possess a current and valid Colorado driver's license; Certification as a Peace Officer by the State of Colorado or the ability to obtain both within a defined period of time.

 In addition, for promotional consideration, incumbent must have received consistently favorable employee performance evaluations within the last preceding three (3) years.


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:                                                                 Job#NEW - 2015 - 00030 POLICE DIVISION CHIEF
 OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:                                                                                                                                  NR
7500 W. 29th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-8001 303-235-2814
 An Equal Opportunity Employer








Police Chief


Fort Worth, the fastest growing large U.S. city last decade, anchors the west end of the Dallas‐Fort Worth Metroplex.  With a current population estimated at 793,000, Fort Worth plays a major role in the continued economic success of the dynamic Dallas‐Fort Worth Metroplex whose population is approaching 7 million.

 Fort Worth is a charter city which operates under the council/manager form of government. The City Council consists of a Mayor elected at-large and an 8-member City Council elected from districts. The Council appoints a City Manager who is responsible for administering and coordinating municipal operations and programs.  The City highly values professionalism, effectiveness, and efficiency in its municipal government and is frequently recognized for its excellence.  

 The Fort Worth Police Department (FWPD) with its highly successful community policing program is exceptionally well respected and supported by the community.  In 1995, voters approved and continue to renew a ½ cent sales tax every five years specifically dedicated to support crime control and prevention.  FWPD has 2016 FTE’s and an annual budget of $269.4 million. 

 Any combination of experience, education, and training that provides the required knowledge is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: 1) 12 years of increasingly responsible experience in police work including 4 years of management and supervisory experience at a level no less than two ranks below the Police Chief; 2) Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in police science, criminal justice, public administration, or closely related field with Master’s degree in related field preferred; and 3) be technically current, meet State law enforcement certification requirements, and preferably be a graduate from the FBI National Academy or similar program.

  Strongly prefer experience with a police department serving a diverse and rapidly growing community comparable to Fort Worth and experience initiating and overseeing community policing and crime prevention programs.  Seeking a collaborative team-player with good financial management skills and strategic planning experience. 

 A recruitment profile brochure will be available shortly at and           

 The position which is open until filled offers a competitive compensation package.  Please send your resume and cover letter with current salary to  The first review of resumes will occur on April 20, 2015.  For additional information about this job, please contact:


Robert E. Slavin
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071-1357
(770) 449-4656


 Paul Wenbert, ICMA-CM

Western Regional Manager

Slavin Management Consultants











The Town of Sharon, Massachusetts, is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Chief of Police.  Sharon is located halfway between Boston and Providence. The Town has a population of approximately 18,000 and was recently designated by CNN Money Magazine as one of the best places to live in the US.

 The Town governance structure consists of a three member Board of Selectmen, with administrative authority vested in a Town Administrator, and an open Town Meeting.  The Chief of Police is appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

 The Police Department currently consists of 18 Patrol Officers, 4 Patrol Sergeants, 3 Detectives, 1 Court Prosecutor and 1 School Resource Officer. The Department is currently managed by a Chief, Deputy Chief of Police and two Lieutenants.  Additionally, the Department has 5-10 Special Police Officers, 3 full-time Dispatchers, several part-time Dispatchers, 5 Crossing Guards, 1 full-time Administrative Assistant and 1 part-time Administrative Assistant.

 Candidates must possess unquestioned integrity, a thorough knowledge of police administration, and proven management and leadership skills. Minimum requirements include 15 years police experience, including no less than 10 years of supervisory/command experience at the lieutenant or comparable level. A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public or business administration, or a closely related field is required.  A Master’s degree and/or completion of a nationally recognized advanced law enforcement administration course preferred.  Starting salary is between $155,000 - $170,000 depending on qualifications, with a comprehensive benefits package.  Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to Frederic E. Turkington Jr., Town Administrator, 90 South Main Street, Sharon, MA02067, or by email to Responses must be received no later than April 28, 2015 to be considered. The successful candidate must meet all standards established by the Massachusetts Municipal Training Committee.













Strategic Planning & Analysis Administrator – Salary Range: $63,273 - $98,072

Guide strategic development of data, intelligence and records systems and GIS analytics, multi-agency partnerships to support collaborative problem solving, neighborhood-oriented policing, and systems to promote efficient resource management and utilization.  Supervise Crime Analyst and Intelligence Police Officer positions.  Assist in the development of annual and strategic plans for the Police Department.  Form monitoring performance outcomes for these plans in an ongoing and timely fashion.  Conducts organizational and community surveys as needed to measure effectiveness and change in perceptions and opinions over time.  Responsible for grants writing and management functions for the Department.  Experience with Client/Server computer systems, Microsoft Office suite, Arc GIS, crime and data mapping software, police records management systems and database structures, Computer Aided Dispatch system data structures, data warehouses, research and statistical analysis applications, Corona Solutions Ops Force/Deploy/Discover suite and/or Managing Patrol Performance (MPP) Software, and presentation projection systems.  Master’s degree in Criminology, Anthropology, or related science is required.  Over four years of experience in Police Planning, Information Systems, or Crime Analysis supervision, or demonstrated related experience in described job functions combined with separate senior leadership supervisory and managerial experience.  A valid South Carolina driver’s license is required.  Cut-off Date:  Until Filled