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Chief of Police - Sugar Land, Texas

  • Baker Tilly Public Sector Executive Recruitment
  • Sugar Land, TX
  • 4 days ago

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field....

Chief Of Police A&M International University

  • Texas International University
  • Laredo, TX
  • 5 days ago

Minimum Requirements Education - Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, or Law Enforcement....

Assistant Chief Of Police

  • City Lakeway
  • Austin, TX
  • 19 days ago

, and local laws, codes and regulations.Ability to apply knowledge of law, code and regulations as necessary.Knowledge of technical aspects of crime prevention and law enforcement, including: patrol...

Chief Of Police

  • Somerset ISD
  • Somerset, TX
  • 20 days ago

license Special Knowledge/Skills: General knowledge of criminal investigation, police report writing, and criminal laws Training and ability to subdue offenders, including use of firearms and handcuffs...

Chief of Police

  • Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Dallas, TX
  • 23 days ago

Knowledge of current and new industry trends, methodology, technology, servant leadership models and community policing practices. Performs other related duties as assigned....

Assistant Police Chief

  • The City of Lakeway
  • Lakeway, TX
  • 25 days ago

Knowledge of technical aspects of crime prevention and law enforcement, including: patrol, investigations, communications, records management, and management of property and evidence....

Chief of Police

  • Galveston ISD
  • Galveston, TX
  • 30+ days ago

Justice or related field) Master Peace Officer License issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards & Education (TCLEOSE) Graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National...

Assistant Chief of Police (226 Days)

  • Dallas Independent School District
  • Dallas, TX
  • 60+ days ago

Investigations, Emergency Management, and School-Based Law Enforcement Programs Experience in Special Events, Fleet Management, Technology, Records Management, Crime Analysis, Property, and Evidence...

Chief of Police

  • Texas A&M International University
  • Laredo, TX
  • 90+ days ago

Minimum Requirements Education Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, or Law Enforcement....

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in Texas

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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Police Chief positions

  • US Customs and Border Protection
  • Management & Training Corporation
  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Houston Methodist
  • County of Bexar
  • St Edwards University
  • Tarrant County
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • City of Frisco
  • City of Waco

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Chief positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in Texas 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 Texas
  • 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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