The fundamental reason this position exists is to plan and direct the operations of the Police Department in order to ensure the effective and efficient enforcement of laws and ordinances. Major duties include developing, implementing and enforcing policies and procedures for overall administration and generally overseeing all department activities, such as criminal activity analysis, investigations, disciplinary hearings, and community relations. The Police Chief reports to the Mayor through the Chief of Staff.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related degree. Five years of highly responsible police management experience to include policy development, budget administration, personnel administration, operations evaluation, and public relations in a jurisdiction similar to Montgomery. Must be Alabama Post Certified within a year of employment. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.. Please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.