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Barry Township Job Posting for Police Department

Barry Township is seeking candidates for Chief of Police. This position will entail managerial and administrative functions associated with the overseeing police service and department administrative activities, protecting life and property, and enforcing federal, state and local laws. This position is responsible for management of both day-to-day operation and strategic leadership of the Barry Township Police Department including, but not limited to, traffic control, traffic ordinance enforcement, accident and criminal investigation, crime prevention, law enforcement, narcotics enforcement, intelligence, juvenile and adult offender apprehension, special details, and identification for the protection of life and property within Barry Township. This is a working Chief’s position, expected to work patrols and answer calls for service as needed. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. A bachelor degree in Criminal Justice and or a related field is required, as is not less than three years of management experience in local law enforcement, criminal investigation, police administration, or related field. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skill and abilities for this job, will be considered. The applicant must possess a valid Michigan driver license, be at least 21 years of age, be a U. S. citizen resident status, be MCOLES certified as a law enforcement officer, and be licensed and qualified to operate a firearm. Starting salary depends on qualifications. Finalists will be subject to a complete physical examination, psychological evaluation, background investigation, and oral interview. Resume will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 2014. Interested applicants should apply by sending a resume to Barry Township, P.O. Box#705, Delton, MI 49046, Attention: Wes Kahler, Police Chief position.  


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