Assistant Chief-City of Newport News Police (VA)

The City of Newport News, Virginia, is seeking the next great leader to serve as part of a dynamic leadership team; charged with overseeing a progressive, diverse and dynamic police department. Please see the link below for the full position announcement.

The Ideal Candidate:
Has at least five (5) years of responsible law enforcement management and command experience. Skilled in developing trust among members of the community and the police department while leveraging opportunities for collaborative problem solving and partnerships; An individual with impeccable integrity and a proven record of consistency in managing both internal and external relationships to mitigate challenges and maximize opportunities; One who embraces a diverse community and proactively brings members with conflicting values and cultures together using innovative solutions; An outstanding communicator who speaks clearly, assertively and transparently with internal and external stakeholders; A leader who “Walks the talk” on community oriented policing strategies and initiatives both with staff and the community.