Office of the Chief


The Office of the Chief of Police is responsible for the overall command of all sworn officers and non-sworn employees. Members of the Office of the Chief coordinate; long-range planning, policy development and review, employee development and training, labor relations and personnel management, financial management and purchasing, employee accountability, and media relations.


  • Create an environment that recognizes the importance of safety
  • Develop strategies to recruit/retain employees, enhance employee satisfaction and staff development
  • Review, enhance and develop policy
  • Identify alternative funding sources for department resources and programs
  • Ensure the continuity of technological programs
  • Ensure fair and impartial policing
  • Coordinate activities and work in partnership with various law enforcement agencies and community based organizations to curtail crime and continue community policing aspects of policing
  • Work in partnership with various media outlets
  • Foster positive community relations