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Police Chief for City of Huntington, WV.  Requires individual with extensive background in law enforcement, demonstrated leadership and management ability.  Proven track record of collaboration with community leaders and regional, state and federal law enforcement agencies.  Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or related field, including previous command experience; master’s degree preferable.  Responsible for administering Department budget of 13.9 million and providing direction for 109 sworn and 9 civilian employees.  Salary range $85,288-95,611; excellent fringe benefits.  Valid driver’s license.


The City of Huntington is located along the banks of the Ohio River, spanning approximately 18 square miles and has a population of approximately 44,000 with culturally and economically diverse residents.  Home to Marshall University, Huntington is a thriving metropolitan area within easy driving distance to any other small towns and rural communities.  Its size and location within the Tri-State make it the industrial and economic center of southern West Virginia and a medical, commercial, educational and cultural hub.


Send cover letter and resume to HR Director Sherry Lewis via email:  Resumes will be received through the close of business on Friday, 8/6/21.  EOE/M/F/H

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