SAINT PAUL POLICE DEPARMENT
CHIEF OF POLICE POSITION POSTING
The City of Saint Paul is seeking a Chief of Police to lead the Saint Paul Police Department
Closing date: Friday, August 5, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. CST
ABOUT THE SAINT PAUL POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Saint Paul Police Department promotes safe and healthy neighborhoods in Minnesota’s capital city, employing approximately 800 people, including an authorized sworn strength of 619 sworn officers who respond to nearly 300,000 calls for service and investigate about 13,000 Part I crimes each year.
SPPD is committed to providing "Trusted Service with Respect" - everyday, without exception. The department is focused on serving as an outstanding agency and community partner through engaging with employees and the diverse communities we serve. The Department remains committed to quality training, high standards, accountability, and achievement.
ABOUT THE CHIEF OF POLICE POSITION
The Chief of Police provides strategic leadership and management for the City of Saint Paul Police Department including highly-responsible planning and administrative work in the direction of all activities of the Police Department.
They serve as a professional liaison between the Police Department, other City departments, the City Council, and local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as serving as the chief spokesperson for the department, communicating with the general public and community representatives. The Chief is responsible for an annual operating budget of approximately $128 million with a staffing complement of 763 full time equivalencies (FTEs).
By City Charter, the Chief of Police is accountable to the Mayor and administers the department’s affairs, subject to the Mayor's supervision and control. The Police Chief has general authority and control over all departmental staff and oversees all tasks and duties assigned to the department. The Chief also has the power and duty to take all personnel actions, including hiring, assigning, and reassigning employees, including supervisory personnel.
Download an informational packet about the Chief of Police position here.
Download the full position posting here.
ABOUT THE CHIEF OF POLICE HIRING PROCESS
As designated by City Charter, the City Council has selected members for Saint Paul Chief of Police Examining Committee who will be responsible for reviewing applications for the Chief of Police position, conducting interviews, leading community engagement, and ultimately recommending five candidates to the Mayor. The Mayor is then responsible for appointing a Chief of Police for a 6-year term.
HOW TO APPLY
The City of Saint Paul has retained AB Strategic Security Group to assist in filling this position. Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a cover letter, resume, 5 personal references, and salary expectation as a single PDF to Jesus "Eddie" Campa at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, August 5 at 4:30 pm. CST.
For questions, please contact AB Strategic Security Group:
CEO Jesus “Eddie” Campa
AB Strategic Security Group
(915)-243-1412 ext. 3
COO Julia Shenkman
AB Strategic Security Group
(915)-243-1412, ext. 5