Archive for the ‘Jobs’ Category

Position: Legitimacy Program Coordinator

February 5, 2018

Oregon’s Center for Policing Excellence has a new position to “Develop, coordinate and deliver public safety training related to legitimacy/procedural justice, prevention of bias-based profiling, and stops data collection.” Information about the position, based at the state’s training academy in Salem, is posted here. The deadline for applications is February 12.


Command-level analysis position re-advertised

January 3, 2018

Tucson, Arizona has re-advertised its Crime Analysis Superintendent position, stating “This command-level professional-staff (civilian) position will lead and grow the Department’s crime and administrative data analysis capacity by developing current and future team members, employing new and innovative performance measurement techniques, strengthening partnerships with academic institutions, and leveraging technology to improve service delivery and community satisfaction.” The announcement is here with a deadline of January 31.

Position announcement: Crime analysis superintendent in Tucson

November 17, 2017

Tucson PD is advertising for a new executive-level leadership position with oversight of crime analysis and Compstat. Application deadline is November 26. Details are available here.

Pay boost in San Diego

October 19, 2017

Pending final approvals, San Diego has agreed to raise police wages 25-30% over the next 2-3 years in hopes of retaining officers and attracting more applicants, according to this article. Staffing is 13% below the authorized level and salaries have lagged behind neighboring agencies and other large California cities.

Police higher education

August 2, 2017

In recent years the UK has put an emphasis on developing higher education programs specifically for police. As an example, here’s a position announcement for a Professor of Policing Studies and Police Leadership at Liverpool John Moores University (application deadline August 13).

Position: Crime analysis supervisor

June 15, 2017

Chandler, Arizona has posted a Police Crime Analysis Supervisor position with a closing date of June 23. See this page for further information.

Positions open: evidence-based policing research team

June 6, 2017

The Tempe, Arizona police department has created a Strategic Planning, Analysis, and Research Center with open positions for supervisor, analyst, and compliance specialist. The supervisor position is described here with applications due by July 3. The other positions will be posted soon. To apply or to watch for positions open, go here and click on “Regular Jobs Available.”

Direct hiring of detectives in UK

June 1, 2017

This article reports that the London Metropolitan Police are recruiting for direct entry as detectives without the traditional career path starting as uniformed constable. The agency has 600 detective vacancies. New hires will undergo 18 weeks of training similar to that for new constables, but with an investigative focus.

Compressed recruiting

May 17, 2017

This brief news item reports targeted recruiting by the Gwinnett County, Georgia police aimed at filling 123 open positions. The department offers testing and preliminary background checks over a 2-day period at strategically selected off-site locations. A recent visit to Rochester, NY, where local police hiring is slow due to a cumbersome civil service process, resulted in 54 applicants receiving conditional job offers.

Major Cities Chiefs Association

May 14, 2017

Here is a position announcement for Executive Director of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, an organization of the largest law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and Canada. (The current Executive Director, Darrel Stephens, is retiring at the end of the year.) Applications will be accepted through June 15.