Police Chief – Glendale, CA


Client: City of Glendale, California
Position: Police Chief
Closing Date: August 15, 2022

Additional Information: 


The City of Glendale is seeking a community service minded, innovative, progressive, and dynamic law enforcement professional to lead the Glendale Police Department. The new Chief will exemplify professionalism and integrity, while promoting transparency and active community engagement, interaction, and partnerships at all levels of the organization. The ability to lead by example and instill a high degree of accountability while treating employees and the community with dignity and respect will be essential to success. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a collaborative, problem-solving approach.

This position requires extensive, progressively responsible experience in law enforcement and crime prevention work, including considerable supervisory and administrative experience. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in police science, public or business administration or a related field is required. A P.O.S.T Management certification is also required.  In addition, candidates must possess ten years of experience in contemporary police work which has afforded progressively responsible experience in a variety of police functions culminating in a minimum of two years of responsible command-level duties. Graduation from P.O.S.T. Command College, FBI National Academy, and/or a master’s degree in a related field is highly desirable. The salary for the Police Chief is up to $267,071 with placement dependent on qualifications, plus an excellent benefits package including CalPERS retirement.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed including scope, breadth, and depth of supervision and administrative experience, and five professional references via email to apply@ralphandersen.com no later than Monday, August 15, 2022. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Fred Wilson, Ralph Andersen & Associates at (916) 630-4900 or (714) 421-3258.