Assistant Police Chief

Bellmead, TX
Bellmead Police Department

Salary: $90,000 – $105,750 annually.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Assistant Police Chief manages and oversees the daily operations of the Police department for the safety and protection of citizens of the City of Bellmead. Provides highly responsible direction and planning for the growth and development of police services. Supervises assigned staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Fully embrace and carryout the Prevention Focused Community Policing philosophy of the Bellmead Police Department.
  • Oversee daily operations, activities, and programs of the Police Department.
  • Provide analytical strategies based on crime statistics.
  • Coordinate mutual aid decisions during critical incidents.
  • Develop, plan and implement goals and objectives relating to the department.
  • Recommend and administer departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain departmental efficiency, effectiveness, and safety.
  • Direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Develop strategic long range and short-range plans to determine goals and objectives.
  • Participate, oversee, and manage the administration of the department budget, budget projections, and justifications for the annual budget.
  • Ensure all employees are aware of the City customer service mission and policy.
  • Maintain excellent communication with Police Department management team.
  • Develop and implement strategies toward manpower allocation.
  • Establish measurable performance standards for assigned personnel.
  • Maintain fleet schedules and maintenance.
  • Coordinate patrol shifts for efficiency.
  • Ensure equipment is maintained.
  • Conduct routine inspection of all personnel.
  • Responsible for accounting of warrants and subpoenas.
  • Provide supervision, direction and vision to assigned staff.
  • Review and assign staff resources as needed to achieve objectives of programs and services within the department.
  • Review annual employee performance reviews for police department personnel, ensuring employees meet the minimum expectations of their individual roles and responsibilities.
  • Work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures when needed.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources in the recruitment and selection of department personnel.
  • Ensure compliance with mandated curriculum and required training.
  • Review and assign staff resources as needed to achieve objectives of programs and services within the division.
  • Communicate effectively with City Manager, City Council, and City staff, including public presentations when required.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with the public.
  • Maintain contact with citizens regarding problems and special needs.
  • Respond to written and verbal inquiries and complaints from citizens in a timely manner.
  • Represent the City in meeting with individuals, community groups, professional organizations, and leaders to determine needs and issues of the community.
  • Coordinate and review procedures with the school district.
  • Represent the City in all areas of assigned responsibility.
  • Coordinate projects and activities internally and externally of assigned division operations.
  • Oversee operations of various police sponsored community programs.
  • Travels to attend meetings, conferences and training.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 7 years’ experience as a law enforcement officer.
  • Possess a Texas Master Peace Officer License by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
  • Meet and maintain all regulatory requirements by TCOLE.
  • Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.