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Cheboygan Department of Public Safety: Chief of Police Closing Date: July 22, 2022

Interim Police Chief

The City of Cheboygan is a community of 4,750 located twenty minutes from the Mackinac Bridge in Cheboygan County.  Located on the Cheboygan River and being part of the Inland Waterway that connects Lake Huron to inland lakes and rivers that extends 45 miles into the heart of Michigan, there is ample recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, biking, and cross-country skiing. If you love the outdoors, you will love this area of Michigan.

The City is seeking an experienced interim police chief due to the retirement of the current police chief, after 46 years of service with the City. The Police Department has a budget of $1.2 million, with a chief, a sergeant, and seven officers. The City is seeking a professional police chief with demonstrated experienced in training and development of ?newer? officers and the engagement and retention of the more ?seasoned? veterans. The culture of policing has changed in our country and the City is seeking a police chief that can facilitate a community centered approach to achieving the Mayor's, City Council's, and the City Manager's aggressive goals for the Department. The ideal candidate shall be willing to perform a variety of tasks typical when being a chief in a small town.  The chosen candidate will be provided a one-year contract with the possibility of a longer tenure with excellent evaluations. 

Please submit a resume, cover letter, completed city application, and four professional references to: cclear@cheboygan.org by July 22, 2022, or until filled. Subject Line: Cheboygan Interim Police Chief. City Application is available on our webpage. 

This search is conducted by an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Opening Date: 07/08/2022  
Closing Date: 07/22/2022  

Contact Person: Casey Clear  
Telephone: 231-627-9931  
Email: cclear@cheboygan.org  
Website Link: https://www.cheboygan.org/