Police Chief-City of Rocklin (CA)

“To serve, protect, and promote a safe community.”

Open until Filled – First application review will be August 27, 2021.


Under administrative direction of the City Manager, the Police Chief plans, directs, manages, and oversees the activities and operations of the Police Department; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; builds and maintains relationships with the community utilizing the principles of community policing; provides expert professional assistance to the City Council, City Manager, and others; and performs related duties as assigned.

The Police Chief will build upon the Police Department’s foundation of teamwork, community connection, and common purpose and advance the department toward higher use of community policing, data-driven decision-making, and innovative practices.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, law enforcement, police science, psychology, public or business administration, or a closely related field (a master’s degree is desirable);


Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible supervisory and administrative experience as a sworn law enforcement officer, including at least four (4)
years at the rank of lieutenant or above.

Licenses and Certifications:
Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Management Certificate

For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.calopps.org/rocklin/job-20147099