The Chief plans and directs the law enforcement program. The employee is responsible for the protection of life and property through a varied program of enforcement, detection, investigation and prevention of crime and accidents.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in criminal justice or public administration, supplemented by advanced course in police administration and considerable supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid North Carolina driver's license and completion of the minimum requirements established by the North Carolina Justice Training and Standards Council for certified law enforcement officers. Prefer advanced law enforcement certification. Prefer Command College or FBI Officer's School.