The City of Melrose, MA is seeking a progressive, proactive and community-oriented Police Chief to lead this full-service police department (approx. budget $5.5M) consisting of 49 FT sworn officers, and 5 non-sworn support staff. With approximately 29,000 residents, Melrose is a quintessential New England community in northeastern Massachusetts. With easy access to I-93 and I-95, Melrose is just seven miles north of Boston, and minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The City is governed by a Mayor and an eleven-member City Council. A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in law enforcement, criminal justice, management, or related field plus ten years of law enforcement executive management experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, is required. Must be certified as a Massachusetts full-time police officer or have the ability to receive certification. FBINA or equivalent executive management training is preferred. Starting salary range at $160,000 commensurate with qualifications, additional pay incentives may be available.
The City of Melrose is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in the benefit of diversity which gives us varied ways of engaging with citizens and to discover, design, and deliver enriched solutions and services for our community. The City embraces and encourages all qualified candidates to apply. For additional information related to the search contact Sean Kelly, Director of Police Services, Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352, x321.