The Town of East Windsor is seeking a committed, transformative, servant leader as its successor Chief of Police who is passionate about directing the Town’s law enforcement operations, and actively works to ensure the community’s trust and confidence in the integrity and effectiveness of the Police Department through community policing practices.

The selected candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, or a closely related field, with a Master’s degree preferred. The candidate must have ten years of experience as a full-time Police Officer, with a minimum of three years of progressively responsible senior command-level experience. Additional professional development and training (e.g., FBI Academy, Northwestern Institute, PERF, Southern Police Institute, or similar institution) is desired. The selected candidate must currently possess Connecticut Police Officer and Standards Training Council (POST) Certification as a “Police Officer” and either possess or can secure and maintain a valid Connecticut Driver’s License. The Chief need not be a resident of the Town of East Windsor but shall reside within 20 miles of the Town limits within a reasonable period of time following appointment.

East Windsor, Connecticut, is ideally situated close to downtown Hartford and conveniently located on State Route 5 and Interstate 91, one of New England’s key Interstate highways. Its 11,400 residents enjoy easy access to Bradley International Airport, along with quick travel to Windsor Locks, the Connecticut River, and points south, including the Connecticut shoreline. The Town covers 26 square miles and is located in Hartford County, which has a population of roughly 900,000. Residents appreciate its small-town charm and almost equal distance between Hartford, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts, with major metropolitan areas such as Boston and New York City, all within a 2-hour drive.

The Town of East Windsor operates under a Board of Selectman form of government, with the governing body comprised of the five selectman, including the first selectman who serves as the full-time chief executive and administrative officer of the Town. In accordance with Connecticut General Statutes and East Windsor Town Ordinance, the East Windsor Police Commission is the duly authorized and recognized elected Board of Officials (i.e., Police Commissioners) that is responsible for the general oversight of the Police Department. The Chief shall serve under the general supervision of the Police Commission and shall follow and obey their lawful and appropriate orders and directives, within their scope of lawful responsibilities.

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