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Police Chief


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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 the life and property. The purpose of this position is to implement short- and long-term 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, and supervisory techniques, and police administration in all areas applicable to city government. Must be Georgia P.O.S.T. certified and in good standing.

Letter of Interest and resumes should be sent to LaThaydra Sands, City Administrator at Documents can also be mailed or delivered to:

ATTN: City Administrator

6920 Main Street, Lithonia, GA 30058.


Letter of Interest and resumes are being accepted until June 3, 2022 at noon.  

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