Police Chief

City of Los Alamitos

Located in western Orange County, the City of Los Alamitos (pop. 11,602) is recognized for its family friendly small-town atmosphere and safe neighborhoods that help constitute its outstanding quality of life. Deeply rooted in community policing values and practices, the Los Alamitos Police Department is supported by a full-time staff of 29 (25 sworn) and a FY2021-22 budget of $7.376 million. The Department enjoys incredible support from the community and is slated to restore at least six positions in the current fiscal year.

The ideal candidate will be a long-term practitioner of community-oriented policing. He/she will value the importance of ongoing and meaningful community engagement and relationship building. The individual selected will also be an outstanding communicator and dedicated mentor who understands the complexity of today’s policing environment. Impressive depth in both the operational and administrative aspects of policing is highly desirable. A Bachelor’s degree and management/supervisory experience are required.

Current salary range goes up to $189,478. Salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, August 22, 2021. Visit www.tbcrecruiting.com for detailed recruitment brochure and to apply online.

Tina White ·  619.948.1786
Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111