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City of Junction City

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Chief of Police

City of Junction City
Junction City, KS Full-time
Posted on July 28, 2019
Junction City, Kansas – a prosperous, ethnically diverse community located in the heart of Kansas and adjacent to Fort Riley, home of the 1st Infantry Division and birthplace of the 7th Cavalry- is seeking a new Chief of Police. The Chief of Police will lead a team of highly skilled staff and oversee all Police Department services in a high performing organization characterized by excellence, integrity, compassion, professionalism, teamwork, and commitment. The Junction City Police Department’s mission is to protect and serve with honor while being committed to establishing a positive relationship with a community rich with history and inviting atmosphere.Under the direction of the City Manager, the Chief of Police provides for the health, safety, and well-being of Junction City’s citizens and visitors through management of assigned law enforcement and crime prevention resources. The ideal candidate holds a bachelor’s degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice Administration, or a Law Enforcement related field and a minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience, with at least three years of command/executive level experience. The chosen candidate must also possess or be able to obtain certifications as a law enforcement officer mandated by Kansas State statues.CompensationThe salary range is $85,000 – $110,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.