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Chief of Police

Town of Brentwood - Brentwood, Maryland

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$60,000.00 annual
Top Pay:
$65,000.00 annual

Job Description

The Town of Brentwood (pop. 3,000) is seeking a dedicated and recognized leader in law enforcement.
  • a person with a demonstrated track record of innovation and creativity.
  • an individual with proven leadership, executive management, and administrative skills.
  • a leader who believes in community oriented policing and possesses the managerial skills needed to implement an effective community-based policing program.
The Chief oversees all activities and operations of the Police Department and reports directly to the Mayor. (EEO) QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Qualified applicants are requested to submit a cover letter detailing how their background and experience has prepared them for this position, a complete resume and five work-related references, with contact information (references will not be contacted until mutual interest is established).

Job Requirements

  • Age:

  • Education:

    HS diploma/equivalency; college degree preferred
  • Experience:

    20+ years
  1. High school diploma or general equivalency diploma required.
  2. Degree from an accredited college/university is preferred.
  3. Applicant must be certified by the Maryland Police Training Commission or be able to receive such certification within one year from date of hire; Eight to ten years progressively responsible experience in law enforcement and crime prevention with five years of experience in administration and supervision.
  4. Experience in budgeting and grant writing; Willingness to be on call to meet emergency situations.
  5. Must possess a valid Maryland driver’s license.
  6. Must pass a background investigation, psychological evaluation, polygraph exam, a drug test, physical exam, and reference checks.
  7. No felony or misdemeanors convictions for crimes of moral turpitude; Must be a United States citizen.
  8. Bi-lingual in English/Spanish is highly desirable.

Contact Informaton

Shelley Gaylord

Town of Brentwood
4300 39th Place
Brentwood, Maryland 20722
phone: (301) 927-3344

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