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Chief of Police
Chief of Police 
Town of Louisa, Virginia 
 
Position Summary 
The Town of Louisa is steeped in history and is a community where citizens and neighbors can enjoy small town living with vibrant businesses and growing residential neighborhoods. The Town of Louisa has approximately 1600 residents, and is located in Central Virginia, about an hour’s drive from Richmond and Charlottesville.     

The Town is seeking a professional, approachable, innovative, and energetic community leader to serve as the next Chief of Police. The ideal candidate will have the ability to:
  • Manage  a department of 5 sworn officers and one administrative assistant.
  • Oversee the enforcement of all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Establish strong relationships between the department and the community. 
  • Provide visionary leadership in bringing the department to professional accreditation standards. 
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with local state, ad federal public safety partners. 
  • Develops and executes policies to ensure the integrity of all departmental records and files, including physical and digital evidence. 
  • Assist in the Town’s annual budget and cap improvement processes. Exercises internal fiscal control of the department. 
  • Maintains and updates the Louisa Police Department General Orders. 
  • Prepares grant funding applications for the department. 
  • Develops and executes a comprehensive community policing strategy.
  • Strong communications and collaboration skills. 
  • Strong organizational management and human resources management skills. 
  • Ability to manage and ensure police officers receive training and development. 
Salary
The salary for this position is commensurate with education and experience. The Town offers fulltime employees benefits and LEORS retirement packages.

How To Apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, contact information for five (5) professional references, and a Town application to be considered for the position. Town applications may be obtained via the Town’s website at: https://www.louisatown.org/. Applicants should send all application materials to: 

Town of Louisa 
P.O. Box 531 
Louisa, VA 23093 

Application material may also be sent via email to: info@louisatown.org 

This position will remain open until filled, however, the first review of applications will begin February 1, 2021.

The Town of Louisa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position: Chief of Police
Organization: Town of Louisa
Location: Louisa,  VA 
United States
Salary: DOQ/DOE
Posting Start Date: 1/11/2021
Date Posted: 1/11/2021
Requirements Qualifications
  • Extensive, successful experience as a law enforcement leader required. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field preferred. 
  • Law Enforcement supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Must possess or be eligible for DCJS certification 
Status: This listing expires on: 3/1/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Town of Louisa
Address:
P.O. Box 531

Louisa,  VA 23093
United States
Email:
info@louisatown.org
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