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Police Chief
The City of Lexington is seeking an innovative, experienced, proactive leader for the position of Police Chief for the City of Lexington, Virginia.


Qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, résumé, City employment application, and five (5) professional references to:
Robby Bailey
Human Resources Director
City of Lexington
300 East Washington Street
Lexington, Virginia 24450
Telephone:  (540) 462.3729
Email:  rbailey@lexingtonva.gov 
First review of applications to begin on December 15, 2020.  Position is open until filled.

The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  
Position: Police Chief
Organization: City of Lexington
Location: Lexington,  VA 
United States
Salary: $77,214--$115,240
Posting Start Date: 10/27/2020
Date Posted: 10/27/2020
Requirements Position requires a minimum of ten years of law enforcement experience in a state, local or county police environment, with no less than seven years of progressively responsible supervisory service.  The Chief shall have a Master’s degree or a four-year degree in Criminal Justice or a related field from an accredited college or university (under certain conditions, the educational requirements can be waived based on a combination of education and experience).  Virginia Law Enforcement Certificate preferred.  Preference may be given to candidates who have completed nationally recognized advanced leadership training, such as the FBI National Academy or similar program.
Experience with a city or county law enforcement agency is highly preferred, as is experience at the level of chief, assistant/deputy chief or equivalent.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/26/2020
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Organization Information
City of Lexington
300 E Washington Street

Lexington,  VA 24450
United States
(540) 462-3729
Robby Bailey