City, Missouri Board of Police Commissioners is conducting a national search
for an experienced and innovative police executive to serve as the new Chief of
Police for the Kansas City Police Department (KCPD). With a population of more
than 465,000, Kansas City is home to the largest city police agency in Missouri,
which has more than 1,364 sworn officers and 540 civilian employees along with a
2016-2017 budget of $232 million.
The ideal candidate will have a personable,
progressive leadership style and will work collaboratively with City leadership,
community stakeholders, and members of the Department. Additionally, the ideal
candidate will have cultural sensitivity and a commitment to an active model of
community policing and engagement.
The candidate ultimately selected as Chief
of Police will have a proven track record and career history that demonstrates
effectiveness as an innovator in developing model programs in areas such as crime
reduction, labor-management, training and development, community policing,
outreach, and education, knowledge of de-escalation techniques, and the
effective use of technology.
A Bachelor’s degree along with 5 years of progressively
responsible executive management experience in a police organization or
comparable size city located in a complex urban environment is required; a
Master’s degree and/or completion of advanced police management training is
considered a plus. The annual salary range for this position is $80,220 to
$189,768 and is supplemented by a generous executive benefits program.
Interested candidates should apply by May 31, 2017 by submitting a compelling
cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries
welcomed to Chief Gary Peterson (Retired) or Ms. Heather Renschler at (916)
630-4900. Detailed brochure available at http://www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/chief-police-kansas-city-police-department/.