City begins a nationwide search for a new Chief of Police

On June 30, at the Annual State of the City address, Mayor Lee Brand announced that the City of Fresno is conducting a nationwide search for the next Police Chief.

The City is looking for a leader with a thorough understanding of community policing and a track record of working well with diverse populations.  We are looking for someone with a reputation for building community trust and working collaboratively with the community.  Fresno’s next Chief of Police must be able to lead the department into a new era of policing and implement the recommendations coming from the Police Reform Commission through the City Council and Executive Committee.  We are searching for the right leader to keep the people of Fresno safe while preventing crime and reducing crime rates.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by August 6, 2020.  View a copy of the job announcement.