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Chief of Police

Tyrone Police Department

Posted: Nov. 2, 2018

End Date: Dec. 2, 2018

The Town of Tyrone seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as its next Chief of Police. Tyrone (pop. 7,300) is a growing suburban community located approximately 30 miles south of Atlanta, GA in Northwest Fayette County.

The Police Department is a full-service, State Certified agency with 18 F/T officers, 2 Reserves, and 1 K9. The Chief of Police is responsible for the planning, development, and direction of all programs and policies of the agency. Duties include, but are not limited to: budget development and administration, policy development, and personnel administration.

Candidates for this position must possess the highest integrity, a thorough knowledge of modern police techniques, and proven management/leadership abilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university is required. An advanced degree is preferred, as is graduation from a nationally recognized advanced law enforcement administration course. Must have a valid Georgia POST certification and a minimum of ten (10) years experience as a certified Peace Officer, including at least seven (7) years experience in a progressively responsible supervisory/management role. All candidates will be subject to an extensive background check.
Salary is DOQ.

To apply: Applicants must send a cover letter, resume, and history release (available at www.tyrone.org/links/employment) by:

Email: bperkins@tyrone.org; or
Mail/In Person:
Town of Tyrone
Attn: Brandon Perkins, Town Manager
881 Senoia Road
Tyrone, GA 30290
Resumes must include at least three personal references. Resumes and cover letters must be received no later than 5pm on December 2, 2018 for consideration.