Deputy Police Chief

Redmond, WA
Redmond Police Department

$144,516.00 – $195,108.00 Annually

Closing Date
9/24/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

The City of Redmond is a thriving, culturally diverse community and home to over 77,000 residents. Redmond is the hub to an array of commerce and industry ranging from technology, aerospace and gaming to biomedical and innovation start-ups. The City of Redmond seeks to continue a strong police-community relationship that builds trust, advances community policing, and increases public safety. So, if you are a law enforcement leader looking to join an organization dedicated to customer service and problem solving through collaboration and communication, we invite you to apply for the position of Deputy Police Chief at the Redmond Police Department.

Education and Experience

  • Seven years (ten years preferred) progressive leadership experience in a public safety environment, such as police department or law enforcement authority;
  • Three years (five years preferred) progressive supervisory/managerial experience, with advanced leadership knowledge;
  • Three years’ experience as Police Captain preferred;
  • College degree in criminal justice, public administration, or related field preferred; advanced degree desired;
  • Certificates or licenses such as FBI Academy, Drucker Executive Leadership Institute, PERF’s Senior Management Institute of Police, or similar preferred;
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certificates

  • Valid Washington State driver’s license
  • Must possess or have the ability to possess Basic Law Enforcement certification from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain Law Enforcement Supervisor or Middle Management Certificate or equivalent
  • Must successfully qualify with the department issued handgun
  • Must meet the required physical and medical standards of all civil service requirements