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Village of Hesperia: Police Chief Closing Date: 9/30/2022

The Village of Hesperia is seeking a Police Chief to manage a full-time department under the supervision of the Village President. The Chief is responsible for the direct supervision of all employed officers. A successful candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills, have knowledge and experience in labor/management relations, a collaborative management style as well as being fiscally responsible to work within the department’s budget.

The Chief of Police is expected to maintain a positive working relationship with a variety of appointed and elected officials, community members and the general public. Must be willing to be on call 7 days a week, 24 hours per day and be able to respond to an emergency within 25 minutes.

To qualify, candidates must be MCOLES certified by date of employment; LASO or TAC certified; law enforcement experience, have an Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in Criminal Justice or equivalent qualifications and minimum 2 years of progressive supervisory experience.

Compensation for this position is $51,500 per year including benefits. Salary negotiable depending upon experience. 

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and completed application to:

Village of Hesperia
Attn: Chief Position
P.O. Box 366
Hesperia, MI 49421 


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Applications can be found our website at

OPENING DATE: 3/11/2022
CLOSING DATE: 9/30/2022