Deputy Police Chief – Amended

Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Police Department

Salary: $160,434.56 – $190,186.88 Annually.

Closing Date: 6/28/2024.

Position Summary:

The Deputy Chief reports to the Chief of Police. It has responsibility for performing general and specialized law enforcement duties and administrative work in the coordination, planning, reviewing, and supervision of the activities in the department. Conducts studies and administers projects at the discretion of the Chief of Police and serves as a close advisor to the Chief of Police for all matters affecting the operational functions of the police department.

Essential Functions:

1. Develop long-range plans and oversee projects, strategies, personnel, and equipment needs allocations for the assigned command and the department related to police reform.
2. Serve as a member of the Chief’s Executive Management Team.
3. Lead and manage personnel within assigned bureaus and ensure MPD policies and procedures are followed. Hold direct reports accountable for department-wide initiatives and overall employee performance.
4. Present information to elected officials on behalf of the Police Chief.
5. Represent the MPD and police administration at State and National police conferences that further the MPD mission surrounding police reform, grants, and collaborative initiatives.
6. Represent the MPD and police administration during City-Council meetings, elected officials, residents, and constituents.
7. Actively participate in labor relations, including meeting and negotiating with applicable labor unions.
8. Oversee wellness grants and initiatives focused on police reform.
9. Present information and represent the MPD at citizen/community meetings on behalf of the Police Chief.
10. Prepare, implement, monitor, and review a comprehensive budget for police reform and operations, including equipment, operations, maintenance, training, and overtime.
11. Serve as a liaison between the MPD Administration and elected officials.
12. Represent the MPD and police administration at community engagement activities.
13. Ensure compliance with guidelines/laws/regulations regarding OSHA, Workers Comp, Labor Agreements, EEOC, etc.
14. Oversee crime patterns and specific crimes as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, Criminal Justice or equivalent.
  • Ten (10) years of experience as a Police Officer, Sergeant, or Lieutenant is necessary.
  • Must have Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards Training License (POST) prior to start date.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.