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Chief of Police


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This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, managing and supervising the operations of the Police Department.




• Plans, coordinates, supervises, and implements department operations and insures the protection of life and property


• Performs or assists in criminal investigations and evaluates data gathered to analyze similarities and assess developing trends in criminal activity


• Writes reports and presents and/or supervises the writing of the report and presentation regarding development or change of operating policies and procedures for the department, departmental expenditures; such as details of purchase, maintenance, and repair of all department vehicles and equipment


• Presents budget estimates, controls expenditures of department resources and establishes standards of professionalism and operations for the department


• Oversees the maintenance of all records files and legal documents generated by or retained for the use of the department in compliance with all pertinent rules and regulations


• Directs and participates in police training programs and ensures that all officers have attended annual required training sessions and oversees the maintenance of those officers training records


• Supervises the performance of all police personnel and reviews incident, accident and miscellaneous reports for accuracy and completeness


• Represents the police department in all public relations as well as responding to public complaints, questions, and problems in accordance with department guidelines and procedures


• Develop relations with elected and appointed officials ,other law enforcement officials, as well as business and community representatives in order to build support, amplify resources, avenues of mutual aide, and community relations that will benefit and supplement the police department and its officers in the performance of their lawful duties


• Demonstrates a continuous effort to improve operations, decrease response times, economize work processes and work cooperatively and jointly to provide professionalism and quality community oriented law enforcement services




• Knowledge of the principles and  practices of police administration

• Knowledge of federal, state and local criminal and civil law

• Knowledge of management and supervisory principles and techniques

• Knowledge of personnel management practices and related laws

• Knowledge of budgeting

• Knowledge of the criminal justice system

• Knowledge of criminal investigation techniques

• Skill in planning, organizing, analyzing, decision making and problem solving

• Skill in the use of police equipment

• Skill in public relations

• Skill in oral and written communication

• Ability to maintain a disciplined work environment

• Ability to maintain cooperative work relationships with city officials, employees, other law enforcement agencies, boards, commissions, and the general public

• Ability to understand community and social conditions to determine changes in current trends and needs in addressing them

• Ability to foster and maintain as safe a work environment as is possible







• A valid Georgia drivers license

• A current valid Georgia P.O.S.T. police officer certification

• At lease five years working as a law enforcement officer

• At least two years working in a supervisory capacity in which scheduling and resource management play a significant role in daily duties


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