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Chief of Police Posting:  SEEKONK, MA

The Town of Seekonk (pop.15,244) has retained the services of Public Safety Consultants, LLC to assist in the Town’s recruitment of a new Police Chief. The Town is seeking a progressive, experienced Police professional with a proven record of leadership to serve as its next Police Chief. The Police Chief oversees a department of one (1) non-union Deputy Chief, one (1) Administrative Captain, three (3) Lieutenants, (7) Sergeants and twenty-seven (27) Officers.

The next Police Chief is expected to play a public role in the community. Participation in civic functions and representation of the Police Department with other governmental entities and serving as a public voice for the Seekonk Police Department will be important. The Police Chief must be an experienced leader of a comparable organization with extensive personal experience in capital and operational planning, expenditure management, labor relations, and policy and staff development. The Chief should be a strong communicator and possess strong organizational and community leadership skills.

The Chief must embrace and have a willingness to becoming an active participant in the Town’s administrative team. He/she should also be able to demonstrate a background in guiding the development of a shared vision for the Department. The Chief should be both strategic and tactical. He/she must be experienced in working effectively in a political environment providing seasoned and impartial guidance to elected officials to identify and address the long-term strategic needs of the Department and the short-term tactical steps necessary to sustain service delivery.

The Police Chief reports administratively to the Town Administrator, and is directly responsible to the five (5) member Board of Selectmen.  The position of Police Chief is responsible for performing a variety of technical, administrative, and supervisory work in planning, budgeting, organizing, enforcement of related laws, and development of policies, procedures and general orders. The Police Chief performs additional duties as required by the Town Administrator or Board of Selectmen. 

The minimum educational qualifications is a preferred education and graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration, or a closely related field; ten (10) years of progressive police management experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in the skills necessary to successfully lead a police department and be a key member of the Town’s leadership team.  Salary to be negotiated based on qualifications and experience ($125,000 – 140,000).

Resumes with cover letters must be submitted to Chief Wayne Sampson of Public Safety Consultants at [email protected] no later than February 14, 2020




Officer-Involved  Use of Force  Investigator:  The NH Department of Justice investigates cases where  an on-duty law enforcement officer causes a death or serious bodily injury, in order to determine whether the office acted in accordance with the law.  It seeks an experienced investigator who will work with attorneys and investigators to identify all the relevant facts and circumstances  necessary  to ensure timely,  accurate,  final determinations.    The successful candidate will be law enforcement certified and have demonstrated proficiency with investigative techniques, witness interviews, and use-of-force principles.   Competitive salary commensurate with experience.   Benefits include  health,  dental,  and  life insurance.

The Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, and/ or disability.  For more information about the NH Department of Justice, please visit our website: .            ,

Interested candidates should send cover letter and CV to Sean P. Gill, Esq., Chief of Staff, New Hampshire Department of Justice at:

[email protected]  or New Hampshire Department of Justice, 33 Capitol Street, Concord, NH 03301.