Police Chief - City of El Paso, TX
Located at the westernmost edge of Texas along the Rio Grande River, El Paso is a thriving community aptly referred to as “Sun City” — a moniker derived from the 300+ days of sunshine experienced annually. El Paso is a dynamic and vibrant community whose location on the US-Mexico border provides the City with a culturally diverse population and rich heritage that embraces the past while building for the future. El Paso is considered the “best of two nations” and is a warm and friendly mosaic of cultures, traditions, and ethnic groups. El Paso’s extraordinary growth has been credited to the development of an integrated international trade region universally known for its excellent climate, scenic landscapes, affordable cost of living, and culturally blended and unique community.
The City of El Paso was incorporated in 1873 and spans over 255 square miles. Located at the confluence of two countries and three states, El Paso serves 678,845 residents. It is the 22nd largest city in the U.S. and the 6th largest city in Texas. As part of the largest binational metroplex in the Western Hemisphere, El Paso is the epicenter of a global, cultural, and economic population of 2.5 million people.
The City of El Paso seeks an inspirational servant-leader who prioritizes addressing the needs of the Department and the community to serve as its next Police Chief. The ideal candidate will be authentic and innovative, appreciates the unique El Paso culture, and is passionate about connecting with the entire community.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, business, public administration, or a related field and 10 years’ experience in police operations, which includes six years in a third-level police supervisory position such as Captain or Commander.
Candidates must have a Texas Class C Driver’s License or equivalent from another state. Certification as a peace officer by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement is required by time of appointment. Must maintain all licenses and certifications throughout the course of employment.
The salary range for this position is $121,500-$239,000, depending on qualifications and experience.
300 N Campbell
El Paso, TX 79901
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