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City of Willits, CA - Willits, CA
The City is seeking a progressive leader and experienced police management professional to serve as its new Police Chief....
1 day ago
City of Bishop - Bishop, CA
The City of Bishop, California is seeking applications for the position of Police Chief....
1 day ago
Chaffey College - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Knowledge of: Principles, practices and techniques used in modern California law enforcement, campus safety and crime prevention....
15 hours ago
City of Torrance - Torrance, CA
the best law enforcement training available....
8 days ago
City of Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, CA
law enforcement activities....
13 days ago
City Dixon - Dixon, CA
A minimum of eight (8) years of California law enforcement experience is required....
17 days ago
City of Dixon, CA - Dixon, CA
Job PDF: Dixon Police Chief Brochure.pdf Special Instructions TO APPLY If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity, please visit www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online....
18 days ago
City of Dixon, CA - Dixon, CA
The City of Dixon is seeking candidates with interest in the position of Police Chief....
21 days ago
City Of Signal Hill - Signal Hill, CA
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE THE POLICE CHIEF Salary $52,388.72 - $66,863.59 Annually Location Signal Hill, CA Job Type Full-Time (Non-Exempt) Department Police Department Job Number 2021-0002 *...
30+ days ago
City of Signal Hill - Signal Hill, CA
Performs a variety of complex and confidential administrative, technical, and clerical support functions for the Police Chief and staff....
30+ days ago
San Diego Unified - San Diego, CA
Lead and manage all confidential and sensitive internal investigations as required by the Superintendent, including but not limited to administrative coordination of criminal investigations, prosecution...
60+ days ago
San Diego Unified School District - San Diego, CA
Lead and manage all confidential and sensitive internal investigations as required by the Superintendent, including but not limited to administrative coordination of criminal investigations, prosecution...
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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37,249,464
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Police Chief Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Understanding and Managing the Stresses of Police Work
Policing has always been psychological challenging. On any given shift police officers may encounter a range of psychological challenges including domestic violence, interacting with people...

What Every Provider Should Know: High Risk Chief Complaints
Managing Emergencies: What Every Doctor Must Know features high quality video lectures, online case scenarios with questions and discussion groups, and a hands-on skills workshop. A detailed...

Basic Community Policing
This five-part course is designed to introduce tribal police officers to common issues in Indian Country and to the basic principles of community policing. The course introduces the social...

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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

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Chief positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in California offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (9.8%)
  • High School or GED (8.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (5.9%)
  • Some College (2.4%)
  • 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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