national search is underway to attract highly qualified candidates to lead the Dallas
Police Department. This is a rare and incredible opportunity to lead one of the
nation’s top law enforcement agencies. Dallas seeks a strong leader who will
inspire the Department, embrace the community, and work collaboratively to
build on past efforts to implement comprehensive and positive changes that
build community trust and ensure public safety.
With a 2016-2017 budget of $510
million, Dallas Police Department employs more than 3,300 sworn officers and
600 civilian employees. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader with the
ability to implement best practices and communicate the need to continue
systemic changes and create a culture of continuous improvement.
degree along with 7 years of command experience at the highest levels in a
large municipal police department is required; a Master’s degree and completion
of advanced police management coursework is considered a plus. This at-will
position has a compensation that is market competitive. Candidates should also
be aware that the State of Texas does not impose a state income tax.
candidates should apply by June 2, 2017 by submitting a compelling
cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to firstname.lastname@example.org. This recruitment will comply with the State
of Texas public disclosure/open record laws. Confidential inquiries welcomed to
Chief Gary Peterson (Retired), Chief Greg Nelson (Retired), or Ms. Heather
Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.