Deputy Chief, Police Department Salary

A Deputy Chief, Police Department earns an average salary of $84,071 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$47,605 - $132,286

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$47,201 - $129,971  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Job Description for Deputy Chief, Police Department

Deputy chiefs, police department, report to the chief of police. They supervise police officers, detectives, and other staff. They actively participate in the management of their police department. They uphold their police department’s mission to protect the community, to prevent crime using various strategies, and to maintain order.


Deputy Chief, Police Department Tasks

  • Assist chief of police in development and implementation of policy and programs.
  • Assist chief of police in matters of review, hiring, and firing of police staff.
  • Manage, direct, and coordinate law enforcement officers.

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Experience Affects Deputy Chief, Police Department Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 5%