The starting salary for the position is $145,000 +/- commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience.
The City of DeKalb provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
The City of DeKalb, Illinois invites candidates for the position of Police Chief.
DeKalb is located 60 miles west of Downtown Chicago and home to Northern Illinois University. The DeKalb Police Department provides police protection services to approximately 44,000 residents with an approximate land area of 15.5 square miles.
The Department is focused on serving and protecting residents, businesses, and visitors through proactive policing strategies, implementation of industry best practices, and community partnerships. In 2021, the Police Chief will lead a staff of 61 sworn officers including 4 Commanders and 11 Sergeants and be comprised of three divisions: Patrol, Investigations, and Community Support Services.
The next Police Chief will be an experienced, innovative, and collaborative leader with extensive knowledge of all aspects of police operations.
The Police Chief is currently required to reside within the City limits or establish residency in an agreed upon time frame. A relocation package may be available.
5:00 PM on January 19, 2021
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