The City and County of Denver is accepting applications for its next Chief of Police. Applicants are limited to current or retired members of the Denver Police Department who have obtained the rank of Lieutenant or higher.
The Chief of Police is an at-will position appointed by the Mayor that reports directly to the Executive Director of Public Safety.
As the leader of the Denver Police Department, the Chief of Police has overall responsibility for the management, administration, and operations of the department.
The position requires a strong, strategic, and collaborative leader who embraces community policing, transparency, and personal and organizational accountability, while fostering an environment of continuous improvement.
The Chief must have a high level of executive administrative ability and a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of modern policing, criminal law procedures, budget construction and management, and strategic planning.