The Town of Edmonston is a diverse residential community of
1,488 residents, located 2.5 miles from Washington, DC. The Chief of Police reports directly to the Mayor
and is a key member of the Town’s management team. The Department has a strong
reputation for effectiveness, community policing and operates with a current staff
of Police Chief, Captain, Corporal, Three (3) Police Officers and a Police
Clerk. Work involves organizing and
directing the activities of the Patrol and Administrative Services. A portion of the Chief’s time will be
patrolling the neighborhoods to supplement regular patrol.
ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years of senior management
experience in a municipal government or public agency involving responsibility
for the planning, organization, implementation, and supervision of police service
delivery programs and operations. The
selected candidate must possess a State of Maryland Driver’s License and possess
or be able to obtain a Police Officer certification issued by the State of
Maryland Police Training Commission (blue card). It is preferred that the
Police Chief live within a 25-mile radius of Edmonston. MD, and is able to pass
a job-related background investigation.
should submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Phyllis McDonald at John Hopkins
University, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Room 350-16, Columbia, MD. 21046. The deadline for applicant submission is Friday,
March 30, 2018. For more information, please contact Rod Barnes, Town
Administrator at 301 699-8806, extension 112.