The Chief of Police performs administrative, managerial, and supervisory work as the director of the Police Department. He reports to the City Supervisor who reviews work performance through discussion of achievements, problems, and potential solutions; periodic written reports; the status of law and order in the city; and attainment of goals and objectives. Direct supervision is exercised over subordinate managers and supervisors with indirect supervision of police department personnel. May serve as City Supervisor in his/her absence.
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As the Chief of Police, the incumbent serves has the responsibility for the development, implementation, evaluation, and management of all facets of police operations activities.
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The City is seeking a Chief of Police to lead a dynamic and diverse, CALEA accredited Police Department. The police chief will be a strategic, transformative and progressive law enforcement leader with a focus on solving critical challenges while leveraging community engagement and partnerships and increasing trust.
The Chief of Police is the public face of the Police Department and must be able to foster effective relationships with the community, elected officials, City administration, and the command staff, supervisors, officers and civilian members of the department. Possessing outstanding communication, advocacy and strategic thinking skills, the successful candidate will be a creative and proactive law enforcement professional with a proven track record in effective change management, 21st Century Policing, and innovative problem solving.
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The principle purpose of the Chief of Police is to assume full management responsibility for all Airport Police services and activities. As the highest-ranking officer at a police department, this person must maintain the utmost integrity and serve as the appropriate example to all team members.
Position warrants considerable independence and initiative in decision-making regarding overall security and law enforcement options. The position requires a high level of technical and managerial accuracy, developing the department Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). The position is responsible for preserving the peace, enforcing laws and regulations, and protecting life and property through the command of a police department.
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The Chief of Police is responsible for the ensuring that the Police Department provides services following the overall direction and vision of Council. This position supervises both sworn and non-sworn personnel, attends related meetings and training as necessary.
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The City is seeking a proven leader to serve as its Chief of Police. The desired candidate will be an enthusiastic and committed professional for community-oriented policing, and have an outstanding ability to work with and develop teams. The Chief of Police is responsible for planning, organizing and directing activities of the Police Department to ensure effective enforcement of Laws and Ordinances, protection of lives and property, and initiation of crime prevention endeavors within the community. The Chief of Police works under direction of the Mayor.
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The Chief of Police plans, organizes and directs the full range of Police Department, the enforcement of all federal state and local laws and regulations and the investigation and prevention of crime. Provides highly responsible and technical staff assistance to the City Manager. Assures community oriented policing, supervision of police operations and investigation of crimes. Provides assistance and liaison with other public safety providers, community service agencies, and city departments. Performs a wide variety of responsible management and administrative tasks requiring a high level of professional and technical skill and independent judgement. Acts as a problem solver in City and community matters.
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The Chief of Police has contact with a wide variety of individuals including employees, the public, the press, elected officials, and representatives of public and private agencies. The employee is the primary City contact on departmental programs and serves as external spokesman for the City in matters pertaining to the Department’s policies, plans and objectives. Many of the contacts involve sensitive matters requiring exercise of the highest degree of discretion and good judgment.
Under general direction, directs the activities of the Police Department; develops plans, goals, and objectives to improve departmental services; advises the City Manager on matters pertaining to departmental programs and law enforcement; contributes to overall City management as a member of the City's Executive Team in the consideration of general City policies, programs, and concerns; may serve as acting City Manager; and performs related work as required.
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