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Employment Opportunity: West Newbury Chief of Police

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The Town of West Newbury, MA, is seeking a progressive, community-oriented Police Chief to lead a department of full-time and reserve Police officers and the Dispatch Department. The Chief of Police is the chief administrative officer of the Police and Dispatch departments and the final departmental authority in all matters of policy, operations and discipline. A Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or a related field is required. Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, public administration or a related field preferred. Salary range based on experience, begins at $110,000. Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest & resume to Town Manager, West Newbury Town Office Building, 381 Main Street, West Newbury, MA 01985 or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications should be submitted by December 26, 2018. AA/EOE

Middletown, Rhode Island - Chief of Police Posting

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The Town of Middletown, RI, with a population just over 16,000 is bordered to the south by Newport and to the north by Portsmouth. This coastal community that is also a host community to Naval Station Newport is approximately 20 miles southeast of Providence. The Town is governed by a 7 member Council and the Chief reports to the Town Administrator. The Police Chief leads a full service department (including the functions of the Harbormaster and Animal Control) of 38 fulltime sworn officers and 4 fulltime civilian personnel, and oversees a budget of nearly $6 mil. With the retiring Chief serving as just the ninth in the history of the community, this well-respected department was awarded CALEA Advanced Accreditation in 2014. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible police experience above the rank of Patrol Officer and 5 years of command experience; Bachelor’s degree in related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess or have ability to obtain Rhode Island certification and reside within a 30 minute response time. The ideal candidate will be visionary and forward thinking, sensitive to the needs of the community and have experience providing excellent service to a community. Salary range to $110,000. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Middletown is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information related to the search contact Alan Gould, President, Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352, x320. Resume and cover letter in confidence as PDF attachment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 at 8 AM EST

City of Gloucester Police Chief Job Posting

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The City of Gloucester, a historic and progressive oceanfront community of 30,000 year-round residents and an additional 20,000 seasonal residents, located in Essex County, Massachusetts, approximately 36 miles north of Boston, is accepting applications from well qualified individuals for the position of Police Chief. Salary range is $155,000 to $175,0000, including educational incentive, with generous benefits, depending on experience and qualifications. The Police Chief is appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council and serves under a five-year contract. The Gloucester Police Department has an authorized strength of 62 sworn personnel including 1 Police Chief, 1 Executive Officer, 6 Lieutenants, 7 Sergeants and 47 Patrol Officers plus 7 civilian personnel. The Department has a current (Fiscal Year 2019) operating budget of $6,788,665 and responds to approximately 20,000 calls for service annually. Gloucester is a popular resort and vacation area in summer months due to its extraordinary oceanfront location. All sworn personnel except the Police Chief are covered under collective-bargaining agreements, one for Superior Officers and the other for Patrol Officers. The Police Department has been led by an Interim Police Chief since October, 2016. It has gained national prominence through its leadership in fighting the opioid crisis through the Angel Program which has been implemented in more than 250 agencies across the United States The City is seeking a Chief of Police who can be a positive role model, provide solid leadership to the men and women of the Gloucester Police Department and be able to engender the community’s trust and confidence in the Department. Applicants for this position should be law-enforcement professionals with 15 years or its equivalent experience in federal, state, county, municipal or military policing in an agency of equal or larger size and characteristics, including at least five years in a progressively responsible law enforcement management position. Master’s degree or related experience in law enforcement--other educational experience may be substituted for a graduate degree. Advanced management training from the FBI National Academy, the PERF Senior Management Institute for Police, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, Southern Police Institute or the equivalent is preferred. An equivalent combination of experience, training and education will be considered. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; strong leadership ability; be able to work effectively with local elected and appointed officials and community representatives; have a strong commitment to quality-based police service; and have the ability to foster and maintain a high level of professional and ethical conduct among all members of the Police Department. Residency in the City is preferred but optional within a 15-mile distance within nine months of appointment. Candidates must have and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license, have or be able to obtain a Massachusetts License to Carry a Firearm upon hire, and be a graduate of a full-time Massachusetts Police Academy or be able to obtain Massachusetts certification within a reasonable time period. Up to five finalists will participate in a multi-day assessment center and the preferred candidate will be subject to a thorough background check. Additional information regarding this opportunity is available on the City’s web site at Qualified persons should submit a resume of experience and qualifications, letter of interest, salary history and not less than five personal or professional references to Charles D. Hale, President, Resource Management Associates, 17730 S. Oak Park Avenue, Suite A, Tinley Park, Illinois 60477, (708) 444-2326, Fax: (708) 444-2844, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state “Gloucester Police Chief” in the subject line of all emails. Gloucester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified women and minority-group members are encouraged to apply. Closing date for receipt of applications is November 20, 2018.

Medfield, MA - Chief of Police Posting

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The Town of Medfield, MA seeks qualified candidates for Chief of Police to replace recently retired Chief. The Town of Medfield (pop. 12,660) is a suburban community of 14.6 sq. miles located 17 miles southwest of Boston, MA. The Medfield Public Schools consistently rank among the top ten school systems in Massachusetts and the town takes pride in being positively referred to as a “community.” Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than 5PM October 31, 2018 to be considered.


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