Police Chief

Davidson Police Department Published: February 7, 2017
How To Apply
Apply Through City Website Application Portal
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Police Department Town Hall
216 South Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina 28036

The Town of Davidson (pop. 12,500) is seeking a police chief dedicated to leadership and commitment to community oriented policing with a strong emphasis on service delivery through partnerships, relationship building, community engagement, problem-solving and prevention, and value accountability. Police operating budget is 2.1 Million with 20 budgeted sworn police officers, 300 crimes and 12,000 calls for service annually.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or closely related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum five years of strong technical and leadership experience in command or upper management in municipal law enforcement
  • Advanced training through the Southern Police Institute, FBI National Academy, Senior Management Institute for Police, Administrative Officers Management Program or similar programs.

Possess a North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission law enforcement certificate. Out of state candidates have one (1) year from the date of hire to become certified in North Carolina.

Additional Information
- Permanent full-time
- Competitive benefit package
- Hiring range: $90,000 - $112,000

To apply, please visit www.townofdavidson.org to find a full departmental profile, and community video. Please submit an application, cover letter and resume.

A full job description can be found at the following link:



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