Deputy Police Chief-City of Anaheim (CA)

Date Posted: July 31, 2023

Employer: City of Anaheim (CA)


Located in Orange County, approximately 25 miles southwest of Downtown Los Angeles, the City of Anaheim (population 356,000) is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and California’s 10th most populous city. Over the years, Anaheim has been transformed from a small farming community to a major sports, entertainment, recreational, and industrial community. Boundless shopping, nightlife, and dining options add to the appeal of this world-class city. The Anaheim Police Department is committed to partnering with the community, remaining innovative, strategic, and collaborative in how they provide exceptional public safety in their ongoing mission to maintain a safe community to live, work, and play. The Anaheim Police Department is seeking an innovative law enforcement professional to serve as the Department’s Deputy Chief of Police. The ideal candidate understands the importance of supporting leadership in the organization to achieve common goals and must be approachable with the ability to listen to others. The incoming Deputy Chief should have the ability to multitask effectively, accomplishing tasks in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will also have a strong community policing and problem-solving background, experience in strategic and succession planning, and a track record of working well with outside agencies. Candidates must possess ten (10) years of increasingly responsible law enforcement experience (as a sworn officer with powers of arrest), including three (3) years of senior level management responsibility in a comprehensive law enforcement agency, supplemented by a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, police science, business administration, public administration, or a related field. The Deputy Chief of Police shall be a sworn officer with powers of arrest. Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field and completion of POST Command College, Senior Management Institute for Police, California Police Chiefs Executive Leadership Institute, FBI National Academy and/or other comparable law enforcement executive training is highly desirable.

The annual salary range for the Deputy Chief of Police is $184,231, - $276,347; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Mr. Joel Bryden or Mr. Jon Lewis at (916) 784-9080.

Filing Deadline: August 30, 2023

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