Chief of Police
City of Poteet - Poteet, TX

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The City of Poteet, Texas, population approx. 3,500 located in Atascosa County, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Chief of Police. Under the general direction of the City Administrator, this management position is responsible for departmental supervision of all aspects of police operations including but not limited to patrolling, directing traffic, and criminal investigations. The selected individual will be expected to bring effective leadership to the department, while maintaining a customer service focused community-oriented policing program. This position does include patrol duties in the community. We are seeking an individual who will have a visible presence in the community and develop strong relationships and partnerships with community groups, associations and businesses. Directs, plans and manages all functions and operations of the Police Department in the enforcement of state and local laws and enforcement of city ordinances, the prevention of crime and protection of life and property. Candidates must have a proven record of effective leadership, ability to form good working relationships with members of our police department, City staff, Mayor and City Council. Candidate must have experience in budgeting, managing personnel, training and knowledge and experience in all aspects of law enforcement operations.
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