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Northfield MA - Chief of Police

Posted Jul 26, 2021

The Town of Northfield, MA is seeking a progressive, community-oriented Police Chief to lead this full-service police department (approx. budget $450K) consisting of 3 FT officers, 9 PT officers, and PT Administrative Assistant. With approximately 3,000 residents, Northfield is a quintessential New England community on a border shared with New Hampshire and Vermont in northwest Massachusetts; the Connecticut River divides the Town. With easy access to I-91, Northfield is just 46 miles north of Springfield, 94 miles northwest of Boston, and 183 miles from New York City. The Town is governed by a 5-member Selectboard, with an appointed Town Administrator. A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Police Administration or related field is preferred. At least ten years progressively responsible law enforcement with at least five years in supervisory, command and administrative positions, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities; or any equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Salary range to $105,000; starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Excellent benefits.


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