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Chief of Police

Maywood, Illinois



Village of Maywood

40 W. Madison Street

Maywood, IL 60153

Phone: 708-450-6309

Fax: 708-450-6354





Salary: $107,000

Population: approx 25,000

Application Deadline: 7/26/13




Village of Maywood - Police Department


Position Title:


Chief of Police





The Village of Maywood, Illinois, a leading suburb located  5 miles west of Chicago with a population of approximately 25,000, is currently seeking an experienced, dedicated professional for the position of Chief of Police.




  • A minimum Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice or related field with the combination of training, education and experience.

  • Masters Degree preferred.

  • Five years experience in law enforcement command.

  • Must be a proven supervisor/administrator with leadership skills, knowledge of police procedures, and high ethical standards.

  • Must hold certification as a police officer with the State of Illinois Training Board.

  • Must be Command School or National Academy graduate.



  • Supervision of each subdivision under his/her command with the responsibility of organizing, staffing, directing and providing leadership.

  • Responsible for the overall daily operations and has administrative oversight responsibilities for the Patrol Division, Investigative Division and the Records Division, and Impounds, Dispatching, Photo Enforcement, Asset Forfeiture, Department Equipment and Vehicles, Property and Building operations, Training, Community Policing Programs and Teams, and is the Liaison to all Task Force Operatives.

  • Also responsible for Department Programs, such as Crossing Guard, Recruiting, Special Events, Maywood Alternative Policing Strategy (MAPS), School Resource Officer, and all other department operational and administrative functions and activities as the Village Manager deems necessary.



  • The successful candidate must be able to interact effectively with the public, employees, unions, village officials, and fellow supervisors, as well as commit to the mission, vision, and values of the Village through ethical conduct, community stewardship, individual initiative and responsive service.

  • They must demonstrate leadership, management and technical skills through effective collaboration, using team resources, progressive decision making and personal responsibility.

  • The Chief of Police must reside within a community within a 15 mile circumference of the Village limits within 6 months of appointment.




The current salary is $107,000, contingent upon qualifications, along with an excellent fringe benefit package.





The Village of Maywood reserves the right to conduct a background check, medical examination, polygraph screening, and psychological screening on any applicant.





Send letter of interest and resume to:


William Barlow, Village Manager

Village of Maywood

40 West Madison Street

Maywood, IL 60153


Faxes and e-mails not accepted.



For more information about Maywood,

visit our website at:





Resumes must be received by July 26, 2013.




The Village of Maywood is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment.











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