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Chief of Police, City of Anaheim, California
By Bob Murray & Associates
Feb 22, 2018 - 12:43:30 PM

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Located in Orange County, approximately 25 miles southwest of Downtown Los Angeles, the City of Anaheim (population 358,000) is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and California’s 10th most populous city.

The City of Anaheim is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable law enforcement professional with proven managerial and leadership capabilities to serve as its next Chief of Police.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and collaborator with a strong orientation towards community policing. A visionary leader with the ability to assess the current organization from a City-wide and big picture perspective to move the department forward. Ideally, he or she will be an innovative thinker with the creativity, courage, and ingenuity to challenge the status quo and embrace non-traditional policing while promoting a true community-oriented focus throughout the Department.

The City will benefit from a Chief of Police who is willing to make a long-term, professional and personal commitment to the Anaheim community. Bilingual speaking abilities is a plus.

At a minimum, candidates must possess
ten years of increasingly responsible law enforcement experience including three (3) years of management and administrative responsibility in a comprehensive law enforcement program supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, police science, business administration, public administration, or a related field. FBI National Academy, POST Command College, and/or a Master’s degree are highly desirable. An equivalent combination of experience and education sufficient to perform the essential job function and provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Candidates must possess a P.O.S.T. Management Certificate and an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

The annual salary range for the incoming Chief of Police is $164,841 – $247,261, DOQ.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Contact Mr. Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080, should you have questions.

Filing Deadline: April 13, 2018

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