Police Chief Jobs in California

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Bear Valley Community Services District - Tehachapi, CA
operations, services, and activities of a local law enforcement agency....
3 days ago
California State University - San Francisco, CA
Comprehensive knowledge of modern community policing, problem solving philosophies, public safety procedures and emergency response planning....
5 days ago
City of Sacramento - Sacramento, CA
encompassing a wide range of law enforcement-related functions including neighborhood policing, patrol services, traffic services, court services, special forces, investigations, crime prevention,...
6 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA
involvement in professional law enforcement and public safety organizations with a focus on bringing the highest levels of excellence to the department....
7 days ago
Montebello Unified School District - Montebello, CA
criminal investigations. 5....
17 days ago
CPS HR Consulting - Turlock, CA
Under administrative direction of the City Manager, the Police Chief plans, directs and reviews the activities of the Police Department; provides for full-service law enforcement, crime prevention,...
18 days ago
California State University - Pomona, CA
The Task Force brought recognition that campus law enforcement, in its approach to community policing, serves a unique combination of stakeholders and achieves different public safety roles when compared...
19 days ago
California State University - San Jose, CA
involvement in professional law enforcement and public safety organizations with a focus on bringing the highest levels of excellence to the department....
20 days ago
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA
involvement in professional law enforcement and public safety organizations with a focus on bringing the highest levels of excellence to the department....
20 days ago
City of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA
enforcement activities; ensures law enforcement officers are aware of new developments and law enforcement techniques....
24 days ago
City of Paso Robles - Paso Robles, CA
for law enforcement agencies....
25 days ago
City of Belmont, CA - Belmont, CA
For more information and to apply, please contact Peckham and McKenney - www.peckhamandmckenney.com Police Chief Brochure - PM...
30+ days ago
City of Rocklin, CA - Rocklin, CA
The Police Chief will build upon the Police Department's foundation of teamwork, community connection, and common purpose and advance the department toward higher use of community policing, data-driven...
45+ days ago
El Rancho Unified - Pico Rivera, CA
Seven (7) years of progressively responsible cumulative experience in law enforcement. A background in K-12 school policing is highly desirable....
60+ days ago
Mt San Antonio College - Walnut, CA
Law enforcement principles, practices, and techniques related to patrol, traffic enforcement, crime scene control and investigation, and protection of life and property. 7....
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for California

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Police Chief jobs in California as reported by the BLS.

$159,063

Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in California offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.0%)
  • High School or GED (8.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (5.7%)
  • Some College (2.3%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Chiefs in California
  • None (36.7%)
  • 4-6 years (12.9%)
  • 2-4 years (11.1%)
  • 10+ years (9.7%)
  • 8-10 years (9.0%)
  • 1-2 years (8.8%)
  • 6-8 years (6.9%)
  • Less than 1 year (4.9%)

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