Chief of Police

Dallas Independent School District


EducationBachelor’s Degree
SkillsDriver’s License
Microsoft Office
Closing Date:
Until Filled

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university required; Master’s degree in a related field preferred
Command level or supervisory experience for a law enforcement agency
Texas Peace Officer license and a Master Peace Officer certificate issued by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE)
Valid Texas driver license; bondable as required by Texas Education Code 37.081(h)
Knowledge of federal and state laws
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Knowledge of all aspects of Police Department operations, including criminal investigations, report writing, and criminal law
Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional
Strong communication, public relations, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Ability to analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions
Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from district personnel, parents, and the general public

Develop long and short-range objectives and goals for the safety and security of the district
Ensure Police and Security Services are rigorously supportive of the goals and objectives of the district
Develop policies, procedures, and deployment plans that are focused on sound Police and Security practices
Oversee Police and Security personnel and equipment resources to maximize specific support to campuses and district facilities and minimize expenditures of time and materials to Police and Security Services
Collaborate with administrative and campus personnel to ensure security needs of campuses are met through school value
Ensure that all criminal offenses that occur within the district are investigated promptly and thoroughly, evidence is collected and preserved, and witness statements are properly documented
Respond to district emergency and/or crisis situations
Establish liaison with other law enforcement professionals including federal, state, county, and local entities
Coordinate and administer daily police activities through subordinates
Direct activities of personnel engaged in preparing budget proposals, maintaining police records, and recruiting staff
Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned

Salary Minimum: $ 169,150

Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer – Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

No telephone calls please.


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Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).


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