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Police Chief

City of Dalton, Georgia

Posted: Jan. 29, 2018

End Date: Feb. 15, 2018

City of Dalton, Georgia
The City of Dalton is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Chief.  Minimum qualifications:
  • Must be a sworn Police Officer;
  • Must have at least 12 total years of law enforcement experience showing increasing responsibility, supervision and rank progression (in a municipality or similar agency);
  • Possess at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in criminal justice or related field (Master’s preferred);
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
It is desirable for applicants to have successfully completed executive or advanced training in the law enforcement and management field including but not limited to; FBI National Academy; Senior Management Institute for Policing; GA Law Enforcement Command College; P.O.S.T. Management Training, and other similar courses.  If not currently certified in Georgia, must achieve certification as required under the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.
Interested Applicants should submit a Letter of Interest, along with the following items to the Human Resources Director at Dalton City Hall:
  • A current Application and Resume;
  • A written summary of your skills, qualifications, experience and education which would make you an ideal candidate to be the next Dalton Police Chief;
  • Other supporting documents that you deem important to the selection process.
Minimum starting salary is $90,000.00 annually.
All of the applicant’s documents, as outline above, must be received by 12 noon, February 15, 2018. Please apply online at www.cityofdalton-ga.gov. Supporting documents may be sent by mail to:
                        Greg Batts                                         Greg Batts
                        City of Dalton – PC                            City of Dalton - PC
                        P.O. Box 1205                                    300 W. Waugh St.
                        Dalton , GA  30722                            Dalton, GA  30720
Questions regarding the application requirements should be directed to Human Resources Director Greg Batts by email at gbatts@cityofdalton-ga.gov, or by phone at 706-281-1267.