Chief of Police


Odessa, TX

What you'll be doing

Direct and manage district police department. Coordinate daily operations of department to provide safe environment for students and staff. Ensure enforcement of all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. Direct the daily operations of the district police department to ensure effective law enforcement. Coordinate enforcement activities with other department directors and campus principals and work cooperatively to develop and implement preventative security programs, gang management plans, and other safety programs. Investigate and make recommendations on all complaints and accusations made against district police officers or staff. Ensure enforcement of all laws and ordinances within the scope of board policy and the jurisdiction of district. Oversee investigation of criminal activities that occur within the districts jurisdiction and support other agencies conducting investigations. Serve as district liaison to state and local law enforcement agencies and juvenile authorities and represent the district on assigned committees and task forces. Develop department safety procedures including procedures for safe handling and use of firearms. Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and make sound recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal. Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness. Prepare, review, and revise police department job descriptions.

What your background should be

Minimum of 5 years law enforcement experience in supervisory or command capacity. Texas Master Peace Officer license issued by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Clear and valid Texas drivers license. Knowledge of overall operations of a police department. Knowledge of criminal investigations, police report writing, and criminal law.

Required Schooling / Training

Bachelors Degree

Who is the client company

The company is a public school district based in Odessa, Texas
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