Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Deputy Chief, Police Department is $85,573
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Deputy Chief, Police Departments?
An early career Deputy Chief, Police Department with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,030 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Deputy Chief, Police Department with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 9 salaries. …Read more
What Do Deputy Chief, Police Departments Do?
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.
They must be professional. They must make sure that their subordinates follow all laws, guidelines, and procedures. They must be honest and approachable. …Read more
- Manage, direct, and coordinate law enforcement officers.
- Assist chief of police in matters of review, hiring, and firing of police staff.
- Assist chief of police in development and implementation of policy and programs.