Police Chief

Mocksville, NC
Mocksville Police Department

Performs managerial, administrative, and specialized law enforcement work in directing all activities of the Police Department and oversees the overall management of the Agency for the Town and for surrounding areas in certain mutual aid circumstances.

Salary Range: $62,670.78 – $94,006.17


• Develops and directs the implementation of goals, long-range plans, objectives, policies, directives, regulations, procedures, and work standards for the department
• Plans, organizes, administers, reviews, and evaluates the work of sworn and non-sworn staff through subordinate levels of supervision
• Recruits, selects, and oversees the training, professional development and work evaluation of department staff; authorizes discipline as required: provides policy guidance and interpretation to staff; ensure that laws, ordinances and policies are consistently enforced
• Contributes to the overall quality of the department’s service by developing, reviewing and implementing policies and procedures to meet legal requirements and the Town needs
• Develops department budget proposals and administers allocated funds; ensures funds are maintained according to Town accounting procedures; oversees and approves expenses for personnel, equipment, and contracts; monitors payroll expenditures and authorizes overtime
• Oversees the investigation of major crimes in coordination with other agencies
• Prepares, recommends and implements strategic plans to meet the Towns current and long-range needs
• Prioritizes and allocates available resources; reviews and evaluates program and service delivery, makes recommendation for improvement and ensures maximum effective service provision



Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree with major course work in criminal justice, political science, public administration or a related field and five years of command or supervisory experience in law enforcement equivalent of Lieutenant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Special Requirement

Valid North Carolina Driver’s License. Maintain the Basic Law Enforcement Certification (BLET) as a law enforcement officer by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.