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Director Of Police Services/Chief Of Police State Community College

  • Chattanooga State Community College
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • 25 days ago

updating staff/ faculty on public safety issues Conducts all personnel actions (hiring, training, discipline, evaluating, etc.)...

Chief Of Police State Community College

  • Nashville State Community College
  • Nashville, TN
  • 30+ days ago

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field. Eight years' progressively responsible law enforcement experience. Five years' management/supervisory experience....

Chief Of Police

  • Tennessee Board Of Regents
  • Nashville, TN
  • 30+ days ago

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field. Eight years' progressively responsible law enforcement experience. Five years' management/supervisory experience....

Assistant Chief - Police Department

  • Sewanee The University Of The South
  • Sewanee, TN
  • 90+ days ago

Justice or Emergency Management or related field Experience: Knowledge of management, Clery, and IACLEA Accreditation, 5 years law enforcement experience Job Related Skills: Two years of experience...

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in Tennessee

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

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  • Shelby County
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  • CoreCivic
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  • Allied Universal
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  • University of Tennessee
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  • University of Memphis
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  • Christian Brothers University
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  • Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County
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  • Sewanee The University Of The South
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  • Veterans Health Administration
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  • City Of Bristol Tn
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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in Tennessee offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.0%)
  • High School or GED (7.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (7.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (6.2%)
  • 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 Tennessee
  • 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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