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Position Title: Police Chief
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: North Platte Nebraska

The City of North Platte is currently seeking candidates for the position of Police Chief. The vacancy has occurred due to the announced retirement of our current Chief, after forty-four years of service, eight years of that as Chief of Police. North Platte is a Nebraska community of 23,710 and is the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska. This vibrant area is blessed with many recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, water sports and historical sites that will make it an ideal place to call “home”.

The Chief of Police has management oversight of an annual budget of $6,100,000 and is supported by a staff of 67 employees, of which 41 are sworn officers. The hiring salary range will be 71,800 to 100,668 based on qualifications and experience.

Job requirements are any combination of experience and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Police Administration, criminal justice or a related field, plus seven years of progressively responsible law enforcement and police administration experience, including four years in a responsible command or administrative capacity.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please mail a resume, cover letter and references by June 4th, 2018 to Deborah Murdock, Civil Service Secretary, 211 West 3rd St, North Platte, NE 69101, 308-535-6724 ext. 3228. For more information and qualifications for this position, please visit us at
Salary: $71,000-$100,668 per year D.O.Q.
Closing Date: 6/4/2018
Contact Person: Deb Murdock
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 308-535-6724 ext. 3228
Contact Address:
211 W 3rd street
North Platte, NE 69101
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Opening Date: 5/2/2018

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