Police Chief Jobs in Washington

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City of Royal City - Royal City, WA
Police Chief The City of Royal City is seeking applicants for a new Police Chief....
10 hours ago
City of Olympia - Olympia, WA
OPD and the Police Chief will play critical roles in this process as listeners, subject matter experts, and champions of the community's vision for public safety....
10 days ago
International City Management - Olympia, WA
The Police Chief must be open-minded and ready to engage in a dialogue that challenges conventional wisdom and embraces new approaches to public safety....
11 days ago
City of Olympia - Olympia, WA
OPD and the Police Chief will play critical roles in this process as listeners, subject matter experts, and champions of the communitys vision for public safety....
14 days ago
City of Marysville - Marysville, WA
Cooperates with other governmental jurisdictions in promoting effective law enforcement; may represent city on inter-agency task forces or committees....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Washington

Moving to Washington? Find some basic demographic data about Washington below.


6,712,346
185,454

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...

Community Policing - Course
Community Policing from an American Indian perspective. This course offers a great overview of how Native communities can benefit from the management philosophy of Community Policing. Community...

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Salary for Police Chief Jobs in Washington

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

$109,798

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Chief positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Chiefs in Washington offer the following education background
  • Master's Degree (33.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (9.8%)
  • High School or GED (8.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (7.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (5.9%)
  • 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 Washington
  • 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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