Bainbridge advertises for top cop
By RICHARD D. OXLEY
Bainbridge Island Review Staff Writer
January 30, 2013 · 4:35 PM
The word is out. Bainbridge is ready to start courting potential suitors for the currently vacant police chief position.
Strategic Government Resources — the Texas-based search firm in charge of finding the new chief — posted an online advertisement for the position Monday, Jan. 28.
According to the ad, Bainbridge seeks a candidate who will move to the island and call it their home.
Bainbridge wants someone with 10 years law enforcement experience and a minimum of five years serving at a senior level. The city prefers a candidate who has acted as police chief in a similar community.
Applicants private sector experience will be considered.
The posting asks that applicants have a bachelor's degree, but a master's degree in public administration or criminal justice is favorable.
The ad also notes that completion of the FBI National Academy is a big plus.
Should a candidate be hired, the new hire will be required to obtain a middle manager level certification from the Washington Criminal Justice Training Commission.
The deadline for applications is Friday, Feb. 22. Candidates can apply online at Strategic Government Resources' website.
Contact Bainbridge Island Review Staff Writer Richard D. Oxley at email@example.com or (206) 842-6613.