Successful law enforcement leaders who possess an innovative mindset are invited to consider the Assistant Chief of Police in the City of Elk Grove, California as an exciting and rewarding career opportunity. Elk Grove’s population of nearly 175,000 is diverse in every way and Elk Grove is the second largest city in the Sacramento region. The Elk Grove Police Department, formed in 2006, is highly capable, full-service, and held in high regard by the community of Elk Grove. Current staff includes 151 sworn officers and 108 professional staff. 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 college or university with major course work in police science, public or business administration, or a related field; and a minimum of five years of qualified, increasingly responsible, full-time commissioned law enforcement work experience, including at least four years of executive or command-level management experience in a law enforcement agency or at least four years of division-level management responsibility equivalent to the role of Captain in a law enforcement agency. A Master’s degree and completion of executive-level leadership programs, such as the California POST Command College or the FBI National Academy, is highly desirable. The salary range is $172,791-$231,556, DOQ.