Police Chief- City of Lubbock, Texas

Deadline for First Review of Applications: Thursday, July 18, 2019 

Lubbock, known as the “The Hub City”, is situated at the center of the scenic South Plains, between the Permian Basin and Texas Panhandle.  Lubbock covers more than 125 square miles and is home to 250,000 residents who enjoy the opportunities of a major metropolitan area with the friendly hospitality and charm of a small community. 

The City of Lubbock is a Home Rule city operating with a Council-Manager form of government.   Under the direction of the City Manager, the Police Chief plans, organizes, and directs the police department in the maintenance of law and order; the prevention of crime; the protection of life and property; the regulation of traffic; the apprehension, arrest, and detention of law violators; and the maintenance of police records.  The department has a budget of $67.8 million and is budgeted for 453 sworn officers and approximately 133 civilian employees. 

The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or a closely related field; a master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 15 years of law enforcement experience, with at least three years of command/executive level experience (assistant chief, deputy chief, chief), and advanced law enforcement education and training (FBI NA, SMIP, etc.) are required. The chosen candidate must be a Certified Police Officer in the State of Texas or be able to obtain certification within six months of hire. 

Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information on this position contact:

Larry Boyd, Senior Vice President

Strategic Government Resources

[email protected]