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Chief of Police
Town of Uxbridge

The town of Uxbridge, MA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Chief of Police. This position reports directly to the Town Manager and provides direct supervision to 24 or more full time employees. The ideal candidate will have broad experience in all aspects of municipal law enforcement, criminal investigations, crime prevention, and have a strong community-policing philosophy. The candidate must display a strong command presence, with demonstrated open and transparent communication with staff; the selected individual will be a progressive leader with unquestioned integrity, who is sensitive to the needs of a suburban community. The successful candidate will have familiarity with, and proven experience in, budget preparation and management, public relations, press relations, police social media initiatives, and local/regional collaboration. The Chief of Police leads day-to-day departmental activities and creates and maintains a productive working relationship with the Police Union. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong leadership ability and be able to work effectively with local officials and the general community. All candidates must have the ability to be a sworn police officer within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, have passed any tests, and possess all requisite certifications, as determined by the Massachusetts Police Training Council. Requirements also include a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in criminal justice, public administration or related fields, and seven years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement, preferably having attained the rank of lieutenant or higher. Qualified applicants to send a cover letter, resume and five professional references to:

Uxbridge Police Chief Search, c/o Angeline Ellison, Town Manager,
Town of Uxbridge, 21 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA 01569, or by
email to ewelch@uxbridge-ma.gov no later than February 26. (posted
1/29/18 exp. 2/26)