Assistant Chief of Police

Organization: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Salary: Salary Range is $111,000-$121,000, beginning salary DOQ’s supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package.
Close Date: July 15, 2012

Job Description:

Assistant Chief of Police

Bridgeport, Connecticut
(Population 144,000)

The City of Bridgeport encompasses 16 square miles, with an estimated population of 141,000. The City of Bridgeport is located on the northern shore of the Long Island Sound, approximately 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles southwest of Hartford. The City is the crossroads of one of the best land, sea, rail and air transportation systems in the State.

Serves as Second in Command under the Chief of Police; Assists the Chief of Police in managing the police force in accordance with established departmental rules, regulations and policies, and established statutes, laws, and ordinances and plans and direction from the Chief of Police. The Assistant serves as Chief of Police in his absence. Major responsibilities include supervision of investigations and operations division, technology and management of union contracts.

The Bridgeport Police Department is staffed by 422 sworn officers and 80 civilian employees. The Current Budget is about $86 million.

Candidates must possess a minimum of ten (10) years of urban law enforcement experience with a minimum of five (5) years of command experience (Command experience is equivalent to a position that is fourth in command within the department). Candidate’s operation and management experience must be in an agency that served a community population of 80,000 or above and a community population which is ethnically or racially diverse. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate active and successful experience in advanced professional education including drug enforcement and successful labor management experience.

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Salary Range is $111,000-$121,000, beginning salary DOQ’s supplemented by an excellent fringe benefit package. EEO/AA. Interested applicants please send your confidential resume and cover letter Immediately-Deadline is July 15, 2012 to:

Ms. Randi Frank
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848
Ms. Frank is located in CT and can be reached at:
Phone 203-284-3707

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