Job Details

Police Chief
County of Prince George's, MD
Job Description

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Our client, Prince George’s County, Maryland, is seeking an innovative, proven, approachable, and visionary leader for its next Chief of Police. The Prince George’s County Police Department is the fourth largest law enforcement agency in the State of Maryland. More than 1,500 police officers and 300 civilians provide a full range of law enforcement services to nearly 900,000 county residents, visitors, and businesses. The Department is comprised of the Office of the Chief and four bureaus: 1) Patrol, 2) Investigation, 3) Administration and Homeland Security, and 4) Forensic Sciences. The Chief of Police is an executive-level position that serves at the pleasure of the County Executive.

The Chief of Police requires a unique and diverse set of skills and extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system. The next Chief will be a change agent and consensus builder who has demonstrated the ability to foster compromise between the police department and residents. The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree, plus significant senior command level experience in a full-service municipal, urban, law enforcement agency with demonstrated achievements in community policing and law enforcement.

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Job Details
$114,129 - $222,047
Job Function:
Chief Law Enforcement Official
Position Type:
Full Time
County of Prince George's
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
United States
Population: 900,000
Form of Government: County Council-Elected Executive

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