The Town of Braintree, Commonwealth of Massachusetts is looking for a Chief of Police to provide leadership and expertise in the administration of all police functions, including the protection of life, the safeguarding of property and the enhancement of the quality of life within the Town. The ideal candidate will have a reputation for building and maintaining community trust, as well as significant experience with community policing. The Chief of Police must also have strong investigative skills and a proven track record of fiscal responsibility and collective bargaining practices. A demonstrated commitment to developing department personnel through professional development and leading by example are also desired. Other responsibilities will involve development and oversight of the budget, managing facilities and equipment and establishing policies, procedures and general orders.