The City of Hayward offers a talented police executive the opportunity to lead a highly progressive and community-focused agency in the spectacular Bay Area. Nationally accredited, the Hayward Police Department is a full-service organization and provides exceptional policing services to all members of the community in a manner that earns respect and appreciation. The Hayward Police Department employs 322.5 FTE staff members, 200 of which are sworn positions. Any combination of equivalent experience and education that provides the required knowledge and abilities would qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be with education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in police science, public or business administration, or a related field; and eight years of broad and extensive experience in all major phases of municipal police work, including at least five years in a responsible middle management capacity. The salary range for the Chief of Police is between $191,172 and $232,356 DOQ, including CalPERS retirement.