This is highly responsible administrative and technical work as commanding officer of municipal police services. Work involves responsibility for the effective and efficient operation of the Police Department and for planning, organizing, evaluating, and directing its activities; assuring that law and order are maintained, that laws and ordinances are enforced; and that measures are implemented to prevent crimes and to protect lives and property. Work involves consulting with public safety and other officials in determining overall plans and policies to be followed in planning and conducting police operations. Supervision is exercised over all personnel of the department. Work is performed with wide latitude in developing, interpreting, and applying departmental policies and procedures. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the Mayor or, if he delegates, the city's Chief Administrative Officer.
Print the application at https://ose.louisiana.gov/event/police-chief-8/
Complete, sign, and mail or hand deliver original application and forms to:
Fire Training Center
C/O Micky Broussard
300 North Dugas Road
Lafayette, LA 70507
Once the application period is closed on June 17, 2022, the local Fire and Police Civil Service Board will verify which applicants meet all requirements. The Board will then request a testing period be set by the State Examiner's Office. After all qualified applicants have tested, the State Examiner's office will send the results to the local Fire and Police Civil Service Board to be qualified. At that point, the Board will turn over the active candidates to the administration for the interview process.
For questions regarding the application process, please call Lafayette Fire and Police Civil Service Board Chairman Micky Broussard at (337) 291-8762.
Company Name: Lafayette Consolidated Government
Position Title: Chief of Police
Agency Type: Local Law Enforcement (municipal/county/regional)
Job Function: Law Enforcement - Chief Executive
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: Over 10 YearsSalary: $132,000.00 - $170,000.00 (Yearly Salary)