Rockville, Maryland Rockville, MD, United States
Jan 09, 2018Full Time
The Chief of Police reports directly to the City Manager and is a key member of the City’s management team, leading a nationally accredited agency of 91.5 members, of whom 62 are sworn officers. The Department has a strong reputation for effectiveness and operates using a $12.6M budget supporting the Field Services, Administrative Services, and Special Operations Bureaus. RPD has concurrent jurisdiction with Montgomery County Police, and most complex investigations, especially homicides and sexual assaults, are handled by Montgomery County. The City seeks a strong and visionary leader who is team-oriented, possesses exceptional communication skills, and utilizes a style that engenders mutual trust and openness with the community and among all levels of the Department’s operations, including command staff, sworn and non-sworn personnel, and FOP leadership. Priorities include officer recruitment and retention, staff relations and development, community engagement, implementation of policing best practices, and partnerships with other local law enforcement agencies.