Sheriff/Police Chief Job Description
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Requirements and Responsibilities For Sheriff/Police Chief
Enforces the law on a town, city, or county level. Responsibilities include police service planning, organizational development, personnel management, community policing, and community relations. May also be involved in administrative, financial/budgetary, and operations/labor relations tasks. Requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and at least 10 years of law enforcement experience. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to an elected official.
Also Referred to as: Deputy, Sheriff, Chief of Police, Police Chief, Sheriff/Police Chief
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Categories:  Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security, Government
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit,
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