Archive for the ‘Jobs’ Category

Two positions advertised

December 2, 2022

Here are two open positions that might be of interest to some readers:

  • Police Academy Director, Prince William County, VA — “This position will facilitate numerous organizational initiatives to adequately train our police officers, deputy sheriffs and professional staff in order to provide quality service to a growing, diverse, and dynamic community.” Application deadline is December 14.
  • Assistant/Associate Professor in Policing & Security, Rabdan Academy, Abu Dhabi, UAE — The announcement indicates that applicants should have “one or more of the following: teaching experience in forensic science identification, teaching experience in a police education program, extensive operational policing including but not limited to – police leadership/management, forensics, crime scene investigation, road/traffic policing, criminal justice, artificial intelligence, criminal profiling.” However it also states “This position has a Forensic Science Identification teaching focus.” An application deadline is not listed. 

Position: Police Academy Administrator, New Orleans PD

July 22, 2022

New Orleans is advertising for a Police Academy Administrator. The duties of the position include “reviewing and approving primary instructional materials such as curricula and lesson plans; coordinating the delivery of recruit training, in-service training, and specialized training on an annual basis; structuring and designing course of instruction for Academy’s primary course modules, including Recruit Training, In-Service Training, and specialized training; overseeing instructor selection process; ensuring that Academy pedagogy reflects educational best practices; overseeing and driving implementation of required Consent Decree reforms; and related work as required.” The position announcement is here. A closing date is not specified.

Position: Director, Office of Police Accountability, Seattle

April 7, 2022

The City of Seattle is advertising for a Director, Office of Police Accountability. The position posting is here. According to the announcement, “OPA ensures the actions of SPD employees comply with law and policy by conducting thorough, objective, and timely investigations, recommending improvements to policies and training, and engaging in collaborative initiatives that promote systemic advancements.” The OPA Director is “Appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, and is appointed to serve a four-year term, with the possibility of being reappointed to a second or third” term. Applications are due by May 3rd.

Position: Police data science and research administrator

March 12, 2022

Salt Lake City is searching for a Police Data Science and Research Administrator, described as “a high-level administrative position responsible for planning and coordinating policing-related analyses and research projects. Responsibilities include extraction, assessment, analysis, improvement, and continued monitoring of data and reporting systems. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and managing research agendas to assist the agency’s policing units with resource allocation, operational efficiencies, and predictive analysis.” The position posting is here. Review of applications begins March 28.

Police Academic Dean position — Portland, OR

January 13, 2022

The Portland Police Bureau is advertising a new position of Police Academic Dean, posted here. As described, the position will “assist the Portland Police Bureau in overseeing, managing, and supporting the design, implementation, and management of training programs. This position will co-manage the Training Division with the Training Captain.” The deadline to apply is February 7.

Procedural Justice & Research Director in Charleston, SC

December 9, 2021

The police department in Charleston, SC is searching to fill the position of Procedural Justice & Research Director, as advertised here. Position responsibilities are to “advise, direct, and oversee implementation and continued support of procedural justice and any audit recommendations within the Charleston Police Department. Additionally, this position will monitor (and coordinate) research to ensure the Charleston Police Department maintains best practices concerning the development, coordination and use of scientific research and appropriate methodologies.” The application deadline is December 21.

Training development position in Oregon

December 7, 2021

The Center for Policing Excellence (CPE) at the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is searching for an Instructional Design & Delivery Specialist to join their nationally-recognized team to help develop and maintain curriculum for public safety academy programs. Here’s a link to the job posting and a link to the CPE team page.

Position open: Research & planning manager, Austin TX

October 11, 2021

Austin, TX is seeking a leader for its police department’s Research & Planning Division, which includes multiple crime analysis and research teams. The application deadline is October 15. For details, see here.

Two DOJ positions

October 5, 2021

Two senior positions are currently advertised in the Office of Justice Programs of USDOJ, with impending due dates. Check here for the position of Supervisory Statistician, Law Enforcement Statistics Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), with an October 11 deadline. Check here for the position of Executive Science Advisor in the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), with a deadline of October 14.

Position: Director of data & crime analysis

April 1, 2021

The Fairfax County Police Department (Virginia) has posted the position of Director of Data & Crime Analysis. The position announcement is here. The closing date for applications is April 23.