Job Postings

Chief of Police - Town of Lanesborough

Lanesborough Selectmen seek community-oriented, qualified individual for full-time Police Chief.  Excellent communication, organizational and managerial skills required.  Ability to work with minimal direction, detail-oriented, work well with the public, thorough knowledge of law enforcement required.  Will work regular duties as a police officer as well as administrative work.  Full description available at

Please email cover letter, resume and a minimum of three letters of recommendation to the Town Secretary at [email protected].  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Pay to be determined based on qualifications, subject to town appropriations.




The Town of Tilton, NH is seeking a progressive, community-oriented Police Chief to lead this full-service police department consisting of 15 FT officers, 2 PT officers, and 4 non-sworn support personnel with an anticipated operating budget of $2.287 million.  In 2020, a new 12,400’ police station was approved; that project is underway. With approximately 3700 residents along I-93 in the Lakes Region, Tilton is just 30 minutes north of Concord. Tilton includes beautiful residential areas, a world renowned private preparatory school, and substantial commercial/industrial business and regional outlet stores just moments away from Lake Winnipesaukee, and 30 minutes from the campus of Plymouth State University and the White Mountains.  The Town is governed by a 5-member Board of Selectmen, with an appointed Town Administrator.  A degree in criminal justice, police administration or related field; ability to receive NHPSTC certification as a police officer; and ten years of progressively responsible policing experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Salary range to $99K. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits.

Tilton is an equal opportunity employer.  For additional information related to the search contact Sean Kelly, Director of Services, Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352, x321. 

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


DEADLINE:  Monday, March 8th, 2021 at 8 AM EST  




The Chief of Police is the chief administrative officer of the Town of North Attleborough police department in a union/non-union working environment in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 41, Section 97A serving as the final department authority in all matters of policy, operations and employee discipline as well as short and long-term planning, administration, staffing, rules and regulations within the Department and for the enforcement of all laws and by-laws within the Town of North Attleborough’s legal jurisdiction as well as coordination with outside agencies/departments on law enforcement-related matters. The employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree preferred in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or a related field; a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the law enforcement field with at least five (5) years’ experience at a command or supervisory level; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.



SALARY: Salary commensurate with experience

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and resume to:

[email protected]

All applications will be reviewed and candidates who are selected to move forward will participate in an Assessment Center Process.

The Town of North Attleborough is committed to providing equal treatment for all who seek access to its services or opportunities for employment and advancement. No discrimination will be tolerated on the basis of race, creed, political affiliation, color, sex, national origin, age or handicap


Newton, MA – Chief of Police

The Chief of Police serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Newton Police Department. The Chief is expected during the next chapter of this strong Department’s history to fully embrace and ensure the implementation of its mission of improving the quality of life for all residents by delivering fair, just, respectful, safe and effective policing. In addition to holding direct responsibility for the administration and general conduct of all NPD community policing activities and holistic crime prevention initiatives, the department’s next Chief will assist the City of Newton and Mayor Fuller with community-driven programs and initiatives that support the full spectrum of needs of Newton’s residents.

The ideal candidate will be an adaptive leader committed to continuous improvement. The candidate will be capable of inspiring trust and confidence with people in all of Newton’s diverse villages, as well as earning the respect and confidence of both sworn and civilian employees.

The next Chief must foster a culture of self-examination and constant improvement within the Department. The Chief will be expected to have exceptional communication skills, and cultural sensitivity, in order to respond effectively to any and all concerns raised by an informed and engaged public.

In addition, the next Chief must be a reform-minded leader, able to rebuild trust and nurture legitimacy by actively seeking to improve continuously the policing model and embracing and advancing the principles of procedural justice. Moreover, the Chief will demonstrate a deep commitment to ensuring the department’s culture embraces a guardianship, rather than a warrior, mindset.

Download the Newton Police Chief Search Brochure to learn more about the City of Newton, the Newton Police Department, and the needs and expectations for the next Chief of Police. View the full posting here.

Deadline to apply is February 5, 2021.


PATROL SERGEANT, Boston University Police Department

Tracking Code 9922
Job Description

Boston University is a dynamic and vibrant urban research university in one of the country’s leading centers of innovation. We are a diverse community of students, faculty, staff and visitors from around the US and world on our three unique campuses: the Charles River Campus that occupies a two mile swath from iconic Kenmore Square to Packard’s Corner in the City of Boston, the Medical Campus located in the city’s dynamic South End and the Fenway Campus adjacent to the Longwood Medical Area. In recent years, Boston University has redoubled its efforts to foster a more inclusive environment, and BUPD is actively advancing efforts to not only ensure the department reflects the rich diversity of the City of Boston, but is a department in which excellence is defined by how fully we embody these principles, as stated in the University’s Diversity Statement. BU actively strives to be an antiracist institution.

BUPD looks forward to welcoming a supervisor who shares and can help build upon and advance our department’s commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse and a place where every member of our community feels safe and supported. The next Sergeant will have a proven track record of actively engaging a broad range of activities, trainings, and leadership development programs designed to foster and maintain an inclusive and equitable working environment. With an overarching commitment to community policing, members of the Boston University Police Department are committed to the safety, security and support of the 45,000 plus members of community, which is comprised of students, staff, and faculty from more than 134 countries and cultures. The Boston University Police Department is a full-time, highly trained professional law enforcement agency with over 50 sworn officers.  We provide a wide array of services including responding to and investigating criminal activity, crime prevention and awareness, critical incident response and management, personal safety education, and medical assists to name a few.  We work collaboratively with other area colleges and universities, local and federal law enforcement to maximize the safety of our community from a myriad of potential threats.

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Hampton, VA - Chief of Police

The City of Hampton (population 137,436), located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, is in the heart of the Hampton Roads/Tidewater region and the center of the East Coast. Established in 1610, Hampton is one of America's oldest cities and is also one of the fastest growing cities in the region. Rich in history with small-town charm, Hampton has been recognized as one of the best places to live, as well as a national model for youth development and civic engagement. A waterfront city with a mild climate, Hampton has one of the lowest crime rates in the region.

The City of Hampton is seeking police professionals for the position of Chief of the Hampton Police Department.

The Police Department has a complement of 376 personnel, with the Chief overseeing a sworn staff of 3 Assistant Chiefs, 5 Captains, 12 Lieutenants, 37 Sergeants, 50 Corporals and 163 Officers.     Candidates meeting the position criteria with a history of exceptional leadership, capable of partnering with the community to move the Police Department to new levels of success, are encouraged to apply.  The Hampton Police Department enjoys a history of community support and working openly in partnerships with the community to foster an atmosphere of cooperation and trust.  The position is being filled pending retirement of the current Police Chief following a 50+ year career in law enforcement.

Requirements for Chief of Police candidates:

  • Proven leader who recognizes the significance of working collaboratively 
  • Proven track record of success in a diverse community; understands, communicates, and effectively interacts with people across cultures
  • An exceptional communicator, able to thoughtfully represent the interests of the department and the City, with a high level of community presence and responsiveness
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Police Chief or a high-level commander with progressive supervisory/management experience and a range of operational and administrative experience commensurate to the duties and responsibilities of a Chief of Police in a similarly-sized jurisdiction
  • Graduate of a college or university approved by a regionally or nationally recognized accrediting agency, with a bachelor's degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field; relevant master’s degree preferred 
  • Executive management training, or completion of equivalent training as a graduate of the FBI National Academy or Senior Management Institute through the Police Executive Research Foundation, preferred
  • Previous experience working within a Council-Manager form of government preferred
  • Must currently possess or obtain Virginia State Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer issued by the Virginia Division of Criminal Justice Services, within one (1) year of employment and maintain that status for the duration of service
  • Must reside within the City of Hampton within one (1) year of employment and maintain such residency for the duration of service in the position

Candidates must possess well-developed communication and public presentation skills, as well as the utmost integrity, and be committed to the long-range success of the Hampton Police Department and the larger community.  The Police Chief is appointed by and reports to the City Manager. The salary for the position is based on qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefit package. The position is open until filled, with the review of initial applications beginning with those received on or before February 15, 2021.  Submit résumé, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references to Dele Lowman Smith or Paul Harlow at  Electronic submissions are required. Telephone inquiries: (847) 380-3240.

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Town of Erving – Chief of Police

The Town of Erving seeks a Chief of Police.  Erving is located along Route 2, west of Orange and East of Greenfield. The department includes a Chief, a Sergeant and four full time Police Officers and operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  To learn more about the position, the Town and the application requirements and procedures, please visit the Collins Center for Public Management webpage at

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Salem Police Department - Chief of Police

The City of Salem seeks to recruit a qualified and diverse candidate pool to participate in an open competitive assessment center pursuant to a delegation agreement between the City of Salem and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division.

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Application deadline: Jan. 11, 2020

How to Apply: Apply online at

Following initial application, candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics will be evaluated through a civil service assessment center on date(s) to be determined.


Town of Dalton - Police Chief

The Town of Dalton, MA (pop. 6,358), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Chief. Applicants must possess the advanced knowledge, skills, ability and progressive experience necessary to serve as the town’s chief law enforcement officer and administrator of the police department. Ideal candidate should be energetic have excellent communication, management & labor relations skills, and community policing orientation. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related discipline and seven years of progressively responsible experience or preferably a master’s degree in public administration, criminal justice or related field; and five years of progressively responsible experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Command experience at the level of sergeant or above within Massachusetts, and Massachusetts Police Academy training is preferred.  Salary, negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.  Send resume, with references and a letter of interest to Robert W. Bishop, Jr. Select Board Chair, 462 Main Street, Dalton, MA 01226, or  [email protected], position is open until filled,