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Police Chief, Smithfield, RI

Position reports to the Town Manager and supervises 46 sworn officers and 18 civilian employees. Must possess a Master’s degree in criminal justice or related law enforcement field. Must possess at least fifteen (15) years of direct police experience within a law enforcement agency, of which a minimum of five (5) years should be at the command level; must possess an active motor vehicle license. Residency required within six (6) months of appointment.

Please see job description and additional information at Smithfield Town Hall or Smithfield Town Website. Salary range is $122,000 – $135,000 DOQ. Excellent benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to Town of Smithfield, HR Dept, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917 or Deadline for resume submittal is April 5, 2024. Equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Nationally accredited law enforcement agency since 2001.

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Municipal Police Training Academy

The Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy (RIMPTA) was established in 1969 to train and certify all municipal police officers except those for the City of Providence. Additionally, the Academy was given the responsibility of training police officers from several state agencies that have law enforcement powers. The Rhode Island Police Officers Commission on Standards and Training (POST), with the approval of the Commissioner of Public Safety, establishes the courses of training and sets rules and regulations relative to the education, physical standards, and personal character of candidates and trainees.

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