Buffalo Grove, IL (pop. 43,212) Progressive municipal government seeks skilled Police Chief with exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and management experience in municipal law enforcement. The Village of Buffalo Grove is a diverse, family-oriented community with excellent schools and beautiful parks located 32 miles northwest of Chicago.
The Buffalo Grove Police Department has 62 sworn officers, 13 civilian employees, and a $11.1 million budget. The Department is CALEA accredited with award winning policing and community relations programs. The Village is known for its low crime rate and friendly, approachable police department. The Police Chief is appointed by and reports to a professional Village Manager and serves on the Manager’s executive leadership team. The current Chief is retiring after 9 years with the department. There are two Deputy Chiefs within the Department. Recently, the Deputy Chief of Operations retired. The next Chief will have the opportunity to help select a new Deputy Chief.
The Village is seeking candidates with strong leadership and communication skills. Candidates should be familiar with progressive policing principles and have a demonstrated record of success in developing effective relationships at all levels of the organization. Candidates must be committed to an inclusive management style when appropriate, and employees’ professional development. Labor relations experience and a history of successful partnerships with the community and other supporting agencies are required.
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