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Police Chiefs, or Chiefs of Police, are responsible for managing and/or training officers and other personnel, preparing reports, and informing personnel of investigations. Duties highlighted on sample resumes of Police Chiefs include ensuring that the police officers under my command complete their yearly training requirements, and preparing the operating budget to ensure that the department's yearly financial mandates are monitored. Educational requirements for becoming a Police Chief vary from having a high school diploma to a college degree, though many agencies prefer to see bachelor's or even master's degrees listed on applicants' resumes.

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1

Director of Emergency Services and Provost Marshal (police Chief)

Managed the full spectrum of law enforcement, fire and emergency services, and antiterrorism and base security for over 47,000 military and civilians from over 78 organizations (including the [company name]).

  • Supervised over 254 personnel, which included the fire department, law enforcement center, military police, Army civilian police, and security guard force.
  • Actively coordinated with federal, state, and local emergency service officials establishing mutual aid agreements that directly aided Fort Meade and saved over $100K.
  • Scored 95% on the 2008 Army force protection assessment - assessment team chief noted, "It's the best physical security program that we have seen."
  • Exercised and managed a budget that averaged $2.5 million per year; upgraded all police and fire department equipment and vehicles with new and advanced technology.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
2

Police Chief

Michigan State Police trained Emergency Manager, Director of Lake Odessa Emergency Management.

  • Founded Ionia County Chapter of M.A.D.D., Ionia Area Investigators, initiated D.A.R.E. Program.
  • Supervised three full time and eight part time officers and reserve unit.
  • New Chief's school and supervisory training.
  • Initiated Reserve Program, Awarded First Place through Michigan Municipal League.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Leadership And Management
BS
Criminal Justice
Honor Guard
3

Police Chief

Oversaw the Bunnell Police Department, staffed by 18 employees, operating with an annual budget of approximately $1 million. The [company name] is the county seat of Flagler County with a population of approximately 2650 residents and is the second largest city in land mass in the State of Florida at 136 square miles.

  • Directly reported to the City Manager; operated with general guidance from the City Commission and Mayor.
  • Focused on a number of priorities, including reducing violent crime and gun violence; fostering community engagement; police recruitment; training and integrity; and the use of technology to enhance efficiency and effectiveness with budget challenges.
  • Managed operational issues and motivated officers and employees.
  • Oversaw the following operations, which were not limited to Records/Evidence, Personnel and Human Resources, Planning and Research/Crime Analysis, Education and Training, and Facilities Management, Patrol Division and the Criminal Investigations, Public Information and Internal Investigations.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Criminal Justice
BA
Organizational Management
MA
Business Administration
4

Police Chief

Increased Technology Use - Laptops in patrol cars, in-car cameras, laser traffic enforcement, computerized report writing, computerized database management.

  • Created Departmental website increasing communication/education with citizens, supplying all content.
  • Created "Police Commission" to adjudicate citizen complaints against police.
  • Developed formal "Rules, Regulations & Policy Manual, " wrote press releases to Monroe Evening News that required little editing for newspaper publication.
  • Worked with multiple agencies to coordinate activities.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
English, Political Science, Psychology
5

Deputy Police Chief

Provided executive management and leadership to 156 military and civilian law enforcement professionals

  • Guides operations for the protection of 16,000 people and 4 Billion dollars of Department of Defense assets
  • Oversee quality control and evaluations to ensure local, federal and military standards
  • Directed 1.5 million dollar operational budget, established accountability of expenditures
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Criminal Justice
6

Administrative Analyst/executive Assistant to Police Chief

Resume' scaled down to relevant skills for part-time positions that I am seeking.

  • Chief point of contact for the Police Department’s public e-mail. Evaluated, distributed, and answered accordingly.
  • Department administrator for the CRM system (Citizen Management Request through City website). Primary contact, answered questions and inquiries, investigated complaints, resolved problems and concerns, explained laws and ordinances, referred when appropriate.
  • Acted as liaison to various public organizations, local government, state agencies, and the general public.
  • Experienced in handling citizen complaints with a successful record of problem resolution.
  • “Dealing with Difficult People” trained.
  • Primary contact/Coordinator for individuals seeking Massage, Taxi, Solicitor, Bingo Permits.
  • Experienced Receptionist. First Receptionist and third employee to be hired by the City of San Ramon. Transferred to the Police Department and was the sole department receptionist/clerk for approximately 12 years.
  • Acted as an occasional information resource advisor to the Police Chief
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
26
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Business Administration
7

Federal Police Chief

Supervised all day to day activities and accountability of 14 Military Police Reserve Units located throughout six New England States, totaling 1,195 Police officers.

  • Responsible for over $14 million dollars' worth of equipment with no losses.
  • Responsible to create police training programs of instruction and curriculum materials including, lesson plans, illustrative slides/overheads, practical exercises and post instruction tests for all police personnel.
  • Responsible to travel to several mobilization sites to provide necessary police and combat training to pre-mobilizing units.
  • Possessed a Top Secret government clearance, and member of personnel reliability program (PRP)
  • Completed Equal Opportunity Advisor School, and certified as a Brigade equal opportunity (EO) representative.
  • Supervised the SWAT team, and created active shooter training to all police.
  • Received impact life saver award for split second actions taken to save the life of a colleague.
  • Recognized by the United States Army Provost Marshall for all of Europe (USAREUR), for actions taken during a hostage crisis.
  • Received an impact Achievement Medal for decisive actions taken to "subdue an unruly individual" who was attempting to breach national security.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
MS
Criminal Justice Administration
Law Enforcement
8

Assistant Police Chief (lt. Colonel)

Chief of Detectives

  • Staff responsibility for investigation of homicides, kidnappings, sexual assaults, crimes against children and the elderly, property crimes (including bank robberies, burglaries, credit card fraud, identity theft), narcotic offenses, pharmaceutical diversion, Intelligence (terrorism; both foreign and domestic) and dignitary protection of President, Vice President, dignitaries and foreign heads of state.
  • Served as department liaison with the FBI, DEA, Secret Service, Regional Narcotics Unit, and the Organized Crime Bureau of the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
  • Administered $80 million dollar budget.
  • Administered the training, education, and in-service training for over 1,100 personnel.
  • Fully responsible for the Personnel Section, including policies and procedures for recruiting, hiring, disciplinary hearings, and when necessary, termination.
  • Negotiated contract with Smith & Wesson to purchase all new advanced and safer firearms for all personnel, including future hires, below market rate and payment over three years with no interest.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
Real Estate Law, Real Estate
Management Development
9

Police Chief

During the past eleven (17) years in Law Enforcement I have experience in the above job functions and assignments. This has allowed me to become well rounded in almost all aspects of Law Enforcement and share this experience during instruction. The below described duties have given me the ability to succeed in the position of Police Chief in all of its responsibilities.

  • Currently tasked with department in-service training which includes firearms, use of force and remedial safety training.
  • [company name] and am currently responsible for bi-weekly training.
  • Responsible for recruiting, testing and background investigations for all departments employees.
  • Schedule all special events.
Candidate Info
Criminal Justice
10

Police Chief

Chief Administrator for the department; responsible for policy development, control, supervision, and program implementation.

  • Responsible for effective delivery of police services to the community.
  • Establish department goals, long range plans, objectives, directives, regulations, and procedures based upon the needs of the Town and the Police Department while continually evaluating the effectiveness and responsiveness of the Department.
  • Budget preparation and implementation
  • Attendance and active participation in community events
  • Plan, organize, administer, review and evaluate the work of sworn and non-sworn staff
  • Prioritize and allocate available resources
  • Responsible for the oversight of all police functions including community oriented policing, patrol crime prevention, investigation, traffic enforcement and school services.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Social And Criminal Justice
MPA
Public Administration

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