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Police Chief

City of Lithonia

Posted: May. 14, 2018

End Date: Jun. 15, 2018


Under general supervision of the City Administrator, the Police Chief is responsible for directing the operations of the Lithonia Police Department, including coordinating the internal and external activities of the department to ensure the safety and protection of life and property. The purpose of the position is to implement short and long-range goals for the department and establishing priorities and deadlines for improving law enforcement services.  Successful performance in this position assures the smooth operation of the department and adequate delivery of police services and enhances the public’s image of the City of Lithonia.  
 
The minimum qualifications of the position include a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Public Administration or Business Administration or equivalent training.   Additionally, 7-10 years of progressive experience in law enforcement administration is preferred.  Knowledge required in local, state and federal criminal and civil law, human resources management and supervisory techniques, and police administration in all areas applicable to city government. Must be P.O.S.T. certified.
 
Additional information is available at www.cityoflithoniaga.org.
Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to Arika Birdsong-Miller, City Clerk at arika.miller@lithoniacity.org.  Documents can also be mailed or delivered to ATTN: City Clerk, 6920 Main Street, Lithonia, GA 30058.