A Deputy Chief, Police Department earns an average salary of $81,828 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$41,865 - $166,977
(Median)
$42K
$82K
$170K
MEDIAN: $81,827
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$41,865 - $166,977  
   
Bonus
$14,306  
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$42,140 - $164,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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.

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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

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$83,000

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
64%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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