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Working As a Chief Of Police

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $79,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Chief Of Police Do

A Chief Of Police is the title typically given to the top official in the chain of command of a police department. They plan, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate police department operations.

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Average Yearly Salary
$79,000
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$58,000
Min 10%
$79,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Median 50%
$79,000
Median 50%
$109,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Tracy, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Avg Experience Level
6.0 years
How much does a Chief Of Police make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Chief Of Police in the United States is $79,725 per year or $38 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $58,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $109,000.

Top Skills for A Chief Of Police

  1. Military Personnel
  2. Police Department
  3. Law Enforcement
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Lead a security staff of 253 military personnel and 40 GS civilians.
  • Performed highly responsible administrative, managerial and technical work involving the leadership and direction of a professional municipal police department.
  • Managed and supervised all law enforcement activities of the department including the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Directed a fifty-five-person workforce spanning four departments; Tribal Police, Security, Museum Security and Public Safety Dispatch Center.
  • 76374Supervised and oversaw the day to day operations of a small municipal police department, including communications and holding facility.

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Top 10 Best States for Chiefs Of Police

  1. Washington
  2. Nevada
  3. Montana
  4. California
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Oregon
  7. South Dakota
  8. Idaho
  9. Alaska
  10. Ohio
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Chief Of Police Resume Examples And Tips

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Chief Of Police Demographics

Gender

Male

85.0%

Female

8.8%

Unknown

6.2%
Ethnicity

White

67.3%

Hispanic or Latino

12.0%

Black or African American

11.7%

Asian

5.7%

Unknown

3.3%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

67.4%

German

4.7%

Dakota

4.7%

Arabic

4.7%

Italian

4.7%

Vietnamese

2.3%

Japanese

2.3%

French

2.3%

Carrier

2.3%

Russian

2.3%

Korean

2.3%
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Chief Of Police Education

Schools

The Academy

17.4%

University of Phoenix

9.5%

Northwestern University

7.9%

Columbia Southern University

7.6%

Sam Houston State University

5.8%

Fairleigh Dickinson University

4.7%

Troy University

4.2%

Liberty University

4.2%

Bellevue University

4.2%

University of Cincinnati

3.9%

Columbus State University

3.9%

Kaplan University

3.9%

University of Virginia

3.4%

Capella University

3.2%

Ashford University

2.9%

Webster University

2.9%

Central Texas College

2.9%

Eastern Kentucky University

2.6%

Pennsylvania State University

2.4%

Jacksonville State University

2.4%
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Majors

Criminal Justice

44.7%

Law Enforcement

13.6%

Business

9.6%

Law

5.8%

Public Administration

5.5%

Management

4.8%

Education

2.3%

General Studies

1.8%

Homeland Security

1.5%

Psychology

1.4%

Sociology

1.4%

Human Resources Management

1.2%

Political Science

1.0%

Fire Science And Protection

0.9%

Educational Leadership

0.9%

Medical Technician

0.9%

Natural Resources Management

0.8%

Liberal Arts

0.8%

Accounting

0.7%

Finance

0.7%
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Degrees

Other

34.2%

Bachelors

22.1%

Masters

20.1%

Associate

11.2%

Certificate

8.2%

Doctorate

2.6%

Diploma

0.8%

License

0.6%
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