Assistant Chief of Police

Dallas, TX
Dallas Independent School District

Minimum Salary: 94,819.00
Median Salary: 115,634.00


  • Provide training for all direct-report and indirect-report officers to ensure the proper response to crisis situations, accidents, and reports of crime at district campuses
  • Plan, develop and administer the departmental budget
  • Promote the department’s mission by recommending the best-qualified applicants for each position vacancy
  • Assist with the development of long and short-range objectives for the safety and security of the district
  • Supervise the activities of the department in accordance with the district’s policies and applicable laws
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints, and resolving problems
  • Supervising emergency management, dispatch, internal affairs, and criminal investigations
  • Ensure Police and Security Services are rigorously supportive of the goals and objectives of the district
  • Developing comprehensive programs designed to ensure operations are effective as possible
  • Secure the cooperation of others in difficult situations
  • Coordinate and administer daily police activities through subordinates
  • Analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions
  • Handle difficult situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and impartially
  • Ensure vision of Chief of Police is communicated and supported
  • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field (Master Preferred)
  • TCOLE Peace Officer License, Master Police Officer Certificate, and Instructor’s Certificate
  • Ten years of directly related experience, including five years of supervisory experience, and two years of command-level experience
  • Graduate of the FBI National Academy, Senior Management Institute of Police, or LEMIT Leadership
    Command College
  • Experience working in Internal Affairs, Police Training, Recruiting/Hiring, Criminal Investigations, Emergency
  • Management, and School-Based Law Enforcement Programs
  • Experience in Special Events, Fleet Management, Technology, Records Management, Crime Analysis, Property, and Evidence
  • Experience training in Use of Force, to include Defensive Tactics
  • Experience in Uniformed Police Field Operations, including patrol functions and support
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state laws