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Chiefs Of Police are responsible for coordinating police departments. Examples of Chief Of Police duties include supervising police operations, developing policies for the department, implementing law enforcement programs, maintaining legal documents, ensuring public peace and safety, running investigation at major crime scenes, and participating in committees. Resume samples in the field make display of skills such as leadership, ethical conduct, decision making, analytical thinking, stress management, excellent communication skills, computer competences, and project management. Most resumes for this job showcase a Bachelor's Degree in police science or law enforcement.

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Chief of Police

Conducted routine surveillance/security surveys using a squad car, performed high risk security assessments, regular patrols and risk assessments; prepared written and verbal reports for States Attorney/Village Attorney, identifying discrepancies, recommendations for alternative security measures and actions as appropriate; enforced state/local laws according to and within the IL jurisdiction; actively participated in public speaking engagements; accountable for interviewing, recruiting and training new officers including conducting background checks

  • Successfully secured new grant funding for purchase of new Squad car, saving Village approximately $16K.
  • Solicited and received funds for the purchase of video cameras and a speed trailer for Village creating cost savings of $10K.
  • Developed department's premier policy and procedure handbook.
  • Conceived and launched Village's first "Notice to Abate" forms sent to violators of city ordinance.
  • Conceptualized social media page for department that allowed citizens to contact PD directly, achieving higher responses 24/7.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Organizational Leadership
2

Acting Chief of Police

  • Oversaw departmental operations and sought to increase efficiencies, reduce costs to taxpayers and department alike.
  • Hired, trained, and supervised new and veteran officers and encouraged a culture of respect and honesty.
  • Instrumental in the implementation of new training program which lead to reduction in cost as the program reduced officer injury and litigation.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice Administration
Certification
3

Chief of Police

  • Command a police department of 68 sworn officers and 9 civilians, organized into an Operations Division, Administrative Division, and Office of Professional Standards, serving a 22 square mile community of 44,000 residents. Effectively develop, acquire approval, and manage a police budget of over 7 million dollars.
  • Execute all aspects of human resources to include hiring entry level police officers and civilians, promotional process, discipline, adjudication of grievances, payroll, and union collective bargaining negotiations.
  • Prioritized technology upgrades to include body cameras, electronic ticketing, conducted energy devices, and software packages that improve efficiency of the field training program, K-9 program, policy and training management, accreditation, and scheduling.
  • Achieved opportunities for budget savings through shared services agreements with County level government by transferring police 9-1-1 dispatch responsibilities and records management servers to the County Public Safety Department resulting in an annual savings of over $600,000 for Mount Laurel Township.
  • Communicated orally on numerous occasions to coworkers, elected officials and community stakeholders at various events and meetings to convey police department’s mission, goals and objective and receive feedback. Completed hundreds of written correspondence discussing all aspects of police operations.
  • Established a new police training program that addresses a variety of police officer training needs to include active shooter response, de-escalation of the use of force, terrorism response, and the Incident Command System.
  • Implemented a Data Driven Approach to Address Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS), which involved analyzing crime and vehicle crash data and redeploying police resources to identified hot spots. Results included a 26% decrease in crime and 9% decrease in motor vehicle crashes resulting in injury in targeted areas.
  • Identified by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission as a subject matter expert on law enforcement leadership and operations. Contributed to the development of promotional exams for the positions of Police Sergeant, Lieutenant, Deputy Chief, and Chief of Police.
  • Provided leadership to facilitate the [company name] becoming one of the first agencies in New Jersey to receive Accreditation from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police and recognition from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
  • Lead a committee seeking to establish a Civil Disturbance Response Team in Burlington County, NJ. Obtained buy-in from nearly every Chief of Police in Burlington County and anticipate establishment of a 90 person multi-jurisdictional team no later than October 2017.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Criminal Justice Education
BA
Criminal Justice
MA
Homeland Security
4

Chief of Police, Police Sergeant, Police Officer

  • Assumed command of the department in the 2009/2010 second quarter in a budget deficit but ended the fiscal year within budget with almost no experience in managing department finances.
  • Reduced the 2010/2011 budget by over $50,000 without sacrificing efficiency or level of services provided. This was done by taking a forced full time manpower loss and converting it to a successful part-time gain increasing the level of patrol coverage to near 24 hours a level never experienced in the history of the [company name].
  • Successfully implemented commercial motor vehicle, canine and employee evaluation programs.
  • Updated and re-wrote more comprehensive department policies and procedures based on the MML LEAF program for high liability policy writing.
  • Implemented and maintained a successful firearms and taser training programs in accordance with State Standards.
  • Key individual in forming the Monroe County Municipal Chiefs of Police Association and assuming the leadership role for the first several years of the organization.
Candidate Info
53
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
5

Chief of Police

Appointed as Chief of Police for the [company name] for the City of Uvalde. Chief Executive Administrator of full service police department consisting of 41 sworn positons, and 16 non-sworn staff. Agency budget is 3.8 million dollars. As Chief, accountable for all policies, discipline and organizational direction of the department. Work closely with the City Manager, Mayor and Council and other agencies. The department consists of patrol division, investigative division, and staff support division. Also oversee the department's communications center of ten dispatchers. All duties and responsibilities associated with Chief of Police job description.

  • Completed transitioning of 911 center to a larger and more modern system. PD dispatches for all entities in Uvalde County.
  • Have implemented city ordinances for the City of Uvalde.
  • In process of having department accredited through the Texas Best Practices Program.
  • Work closely with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Drafted and submitted city ordinances for approval.
  • Regional 911 board committee
  • Work with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies with the goal of community safety.
  • Chairman of Coalition Resources against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
  • Overall crime reduced by 30 % percent in the last two years.
  • Approved for State Grant for mobile computer data terminals for the patrol cars.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Police Science
Counseling
Training Certification
6

Chief of Police

  • Built and maintained community relations
  • Gathered, recorded and analyzed intelligence to achieve community safety and crime
  • Maintained law and order in the area while leading a team, executing daily duties and remained vigilant
  • Collaborated with other law enforcement officials
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Assistant Chief of Police

  • Developed and implemented the K-9 Unit, Crime Stoppers Program, and Motorcycle Unit
  • Created a department-wide efficient filing system for criminal cases
  • Wrote grants for the department
  • Assisted in carrying out all operations of the Police Department
  • Assumed the duties of the Chief in his absence
  • Assisted the chief in formulating budgetary controls, purchasing, personnel, education, and training
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
8

Chief of Police/district Safety Director

Leadership/Management

  • Managed safety and security of large, urban school district with 12,000 students/staff in 20 buildings.
  • Recruited, hired, trained, disciplined, scheduled and supervised 20 police/safety officers and conducted
  • Oversaw investigations, arrests, crime reports and crime prevention efforts.
  • Developed and implemented plan to create and maintain a certified police department.
  • Created and implemented safety plans for large public athletic events with 9000+ attendees, in accordance with OSHA and NFPA standards.
  • Planned and executed building inspections to assess emergency preparedness.
  • Daily communication and collaboration with senior level administrators.
  • Coordinated efforts with local law enforcement officials, mental health facilities and court officials.
  • Wrote executive summaries of critical incidents to inform school officials.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Hygiene
MA
Counseling
Strategic Planning
9

Chief of Police

  • Supervised daily operation of the police department
  • Managed department budget
  • Created working policies and procedures
  • Developed training procedures
  • Coordinated and collaborated with local law enforcement
  • Patrolled jurisdiction
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
First Line Supervision-opota
Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training-opota
10

Executive Assistant, Chief of Police

  • Reviewed and corrected all police reports for agency, reported to SLED and FBI for Uniform Crime Reporting standards
  • Coordinated with US Marshals, Bureau of Prisons to calculate bills charges for Federal Prisoners
  • Managed accounting spreadsheets detailing yearly, monthly and daily revenue from Federal Jail
  • Coordinated and documented City Council sub-committee meetings and executive sessions
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Chemistry

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