A search is underway to attract highly-qualified candidates to lead the Redmond Police Department (RPD). This is a rare and incredible opportunity to lead a progressive police agency in a supportive and diverse community. The City of Redmond seeks to continue a strong police-community relationship that engenders trust, advances community policing, and increases public safety.
Redmond seeks a Police Chief who is passionate about that mission and enthusiastic about this opportunity. In addition to maintaining community and officer safety through progressive policies, training, equipment and adequate accountability and oversight, the next Police Chief will work on a wide variety of shared legacy projects, programs, and initiatives, including: creating a strategic vision, succession planning, identifying creative solutions for recruiting qualified and diverse applicants, leveraging resources and partnerships to accommodate rapid growth and embracing new technologies that improve service delivery.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic, results-oriented leader that is ready to hit the ground running. The next Chief will be dedicated to service and has a true passion for community policing through innovative, progressive, and diverse programming. The next Chief will have superior communication skills, a strong belief in partnerships beyond policing, and an unwavering commitment to advancing safety in the community.
$139,164.00 – $194,820.00 Annually
The most competitive candidates will have at least 10 years of progressively responsible law enforcement experience, including senior executive assignments and management of community policing efforts. It is preferred that this experience be with a similar sized or larger metropolitan police agency. Candidates must have a proven and demonstrated track record of working effectively in an urban environment with a culturally and ethnically diverse community. A Bachelor's degree, preferably augmented by graduate studies, is highly desirable. Position requires certification, or ability to obtain certification, as a police officer.