City of Savannah – Assistant Police Chief

Position Title:

Assistant Police Chief


City of Savannah

Position Type:

Commissioned Law Enforcement Position

Introduction Statement:

This position is responsible for senior leadership and management functions in the Police
Department. An incumbent is directly responsible for assisting in planning, organizing, directing
and overseeing the operation of the Police Department for the City of Savannah, including
serving as second in command of the department, assisting in establishing goals and objectives,
maintaining the department budget and establishing rules and procedures.


Full Time


Negotiable depending on qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate Public Administration subject matter or related field; Master’s Degree preferred; five years of effective supervisory / command staff experience within an agency of 300 or more employees. Successful completion of a police management field of study such as the Administrative Officers Course of Southern Police Institute, the National Academy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Senior Management School for Police School of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), etc. is preferred. Must possess a Georgia Peace Officers Standards Training (P.O.S.T.) basic certification or obtain said certification within six months of employment. Must possess a valid driver’s license or obtain a valid Georgia driver’s license per State of Georgia statute(s).

Information for Obtaining an Application:

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