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The Town of Swampscott MA (pop. 15,000), seeks a progressive, “21st Century” leader for its next police chief. This is an ideal opportunity for a seasoned police manager to serve in this “classic” New England seacoast community. Located 15 miles northeast of Boston along the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. The Town offers a friendly, welcoming, and nurturing family environment, an excellent pre-school to grade 12 public educational system and support systems, abundant youth sports opportunities and a town government which is responsive to the needs of its citizens. The new chief will be tasked with maintaining the commitment to the quality service the community has come to expect, and to find new and innovative ways to meet the challenges that lay ahead. The Town is administered by an Open Town Meeting, Select Board and Town Administrator form of government. The Swampscott Police Department, with an operating budget of $4.1 mil is a Massachusetts accredited Department with 32 sworn and 1.5 support staff serving a diverse and engaged community where public participation is a core value.

Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s preferred); 10 years of related experience with at least 5 years of progressively responsible command experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range to $140k; starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Swampscott is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information related to the search, contact Alan Gould, President, Municipal Resources Inc. at 603-279-0352, x320. 


DEADLINE:          8 AM EDT on Monday, December 20th, 2021                                            

Resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a PDF to: [email protected]  


Town of Otis

The Town of Otis seeks a responsible and experienced law enforcement professional for the position of Police Chief. The position is a full time, benefitted, non-civil service position. Applicants must be certified as a police officer by the MA Municipal Police Training Council or be able to obtain certification if from out of state. This is a working Chief position with both patrol and administrative duties. The successful candidate must possess a proven record of community and organizational leadership; outstanding executive management skills; have thorough knowledge of police administration; support 21st century policing principles; successful experience implementing community policing programs and; expertise in effective community relations and customer service programs. The preferred candidate will have ten years of progressively responsible experience as a certified police officer with a minimum of five years command or supervisory experience. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume, and application to: Town Administrator, 1 North Main Road, P.O. Box 237, Otis, MA 01253 or via email to: [email protected] Otis is an equal opportunity employer. Position will remain open until filled. 

Patrol Officer-Winchester, NH

The Town of Winchester Police Department is accepting applications for full-time and part-time Police Officer position(s). Applicants must meet the requirements as set by N.H. Police Standards and Training Council. The testing process will include a physical agility test, oral board, background check, psychological screening, and a medical exam. Starting salary depending upon experience and certification. Full-time certified officers preferred. Applications may be picked up or requested from the Winchester Police Department, 6 Parker Street, Winchester, N.H. Mon-Fri between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm or on the Town of Winchester Website,  . The Town of Winchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Police Sergeant - Stowe, VT  Police Department

The Stowe Police Department has an opening for a Patrol Sergeant.

This is a supervisory police position with the responsibilities of a shift supervisor. The Sergeant supervises police patrol officers, their related police work and paperwork of all officers under his/her supervision. The Sergeant is responsible to and reports to the Chief of Police.

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Starting pay: $27.20 - $37.79 an hour, depending on qualifications and experience.

Town of Stowe provides excellent benefit package.

Applicants must submit a Town employment application, letter of interest and a resume to the Chief of Police.

Chief Donald Hull
Stowe Police Department
350 South Main Street
Stowe, VT  05672
Email to:  [email protected]

An application can be obtained on the Town website:

Applications may be received until the position is filled

Stowe is an equal opportunity employer.

Police Lieutenant – Moultonborough, NH

Moultonborough, NH is seeking an exceptional leader who will help build morale, develop strong relationships across teams, mentor, coach, and lead our employees to their next level of excellence.

The ideal candidate will be committed to the concepts of 21st Century Policing and have a broad base of experiences (i.e., patrol, investigations, traffic, supervision, etc.), an associate degree in a law enforcement related field, five years of supervisory experience as a police sergeant.

Moultonborough, located in the northern Lakes Region of NH on Winnipesaukee and Squam Lake, a short drive from the White Mountain National Forest, has a full-time population of approximately 4,500 and a summer population exceeding 20,000. The Moultonborough Police Department consists of 12 full-time sworn officers, 2 part-time sworn, four part-time dispatchers and one full-time administrative assistant.
This position requires a high level of discretion, responsibility, the ability to organize projects, set goals and use effective strategies to achieve goals. This person will coordinate assigned activities with other Town departments and outside agencies, oversee programs and services at the Police Department while focusing on crime prevention and community-responsive solutions. Work is performed under the general direction of the Chief of Police and requires the exercise of significant initiative, judgment, and decision making.

Successful candidate(s) will be a U.S. citizen, have a current driver’s license, ability to pass a physical agility test, background investigation, psychological, and polygraph examinations. Those without current NH certification are encouraged to fully explore requirements the NH Police Standards & Training Council’s ( FAQ before applying.

Salary range to $90,000; starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Moultonborough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume, cover letter, and Moultonborough Town application ( to:

Chief Richard Stillman
Moultonborough Police Department
1035 Whittier Highway
Moultonborough, NH 03254
or: [email protected]

City of Methuen - Police Chief Posting

The City of Methuen is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Police Chief.  Under the general direction of the Mayor, the Police Chief is the chief administrative officer of the police department, responsible for planning, directing, controlling, coordinating, and staffing all activities of the department to preserve the peace, protect persons and property and enforce the law.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  Organizes, directs, and oversees all staff resources, e.g., makes assignments, provides training, evaluates performance, determines discipline, participates in collective bargaining, handles grievances, and maintains personnel record system aligned to existing Commonwealth of Massachusetts Civil Service guidelines in alignment with Human Resources.; Develops and oversees operating policies and procedures to ensure achievement and retention of Commonwealth police accreditation; delegates authority, monitors daily duties and assignments for officers; reviews activities and incidents.; Plans and executes programs to prevent and repress crime, apprehend, and prosecute law violators; modifies and adopts new programs and techniques to improve effectiveness of department.; Prepares and submits to appropriate office/organization various reports, e.g., annual report and monthly arrests. Notify appropriate organization (state or federal) of incidents occurring within the city involving deaths, injuries, lost persons, and vehicular accidents.; Directs, coordinates, and keeps apprised of all activities of the department. As necessary and on his own discretion, takes charge at scenes of emergencies, serious crimes, or accidents, making final decisions as to courses of action and protection of citizens, property, and police personnel. Cooperates with officials of other jurisdictions on investigations and apprehension of suspects.; Serves as primary representative of the department with civic organizations, public interest groups, elected representatives, schools, etc. by attending meetings related to public safety problems and/or enforcement; appears before the State Legislature and City Council to present testimony on proposed statutes, bills, and ordinances affecting the Police Department.; Consults with the Mayor in the development of overall policies, programs, and procedures to govern the activities of the department.; Prepares the department budget with the approval of the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer and Mayor and directs the expenditure of allocated funds; oversees all payroll, requisitions, and PO's, makes recommendations to the Mayor regarding any major purchases.

Performs other related duties as required.  For a full job description visit:

APPLY:  Submit application, cover letter and resume to: City of Methuen, Human Resource Department, Room 206, 41 Pleasant Street, Methuen, MA 01844 or emailed to [email protected].  Please reference in subject line:  Police Chief. 

Hours of Work:   Full-Time (40+ hours) / Benefitted

Salary ranges up to $220,000 (starting salary commensurate w/qualifications)

Non-Civil Service Position

Position open until filled

The City of Methuen is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and service provider.