Client: City of Dallas, Texas
Position: Chief of Police
Closing Date: June 2, 2017
A national search is underway to attract highly qualified candidates to lead the Dallas Police Department. This is a rare and incredible opportunity to lead one of the nation’s top law enforcement agencies. Dallas seeks a strong leader who will inspire the Department, embrace the community, and work collaboratively to build on past efforts to implement comprehensive and positive changes that build community trust and ensure public safety. With a 2016-2017 budget of $510 million, Dallas Police Department employs more than 3,300 sworn officers and 600 civilian employees. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader with the ability to implement best practices and communicate the need to continue systemic changes and create a culture of continuous improvement. A Bachelor’s degree along with 7 years of command experience at the highest levels in a large municipal police department is required; a Master’s degree and completion of advanced police management coursework is considered a plus. This at-will position has a compensation that is market competitive. Candidates should also be aware that the State of Texas does not impose a state income tax.
Interested candidates should apply by June 2, 2017 by submitting a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to firstname.lastname@example.org. This recruitment will comply with the State of Texas public disclosure/open record laws. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Chief Gary Peterson (Retired), Chief Greg Nelson (Retired), or Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900.