City of Woodland, CA

Police Chief

Filing Deadline: July 19, 2024
Joel Bryden

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

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Woodland is a welcoming community with a unique mix of amenities and cultures. In 2021, Woodland was named as one of the Top 100 Places to Live in America by and the second-best place to live in the State of California! Woodland stands out due to its strong sense of community and diverse economy rooted in its rich agricultural heritage and distinctive architecture highlighted by its National Historic Main Street. The City has a population of nearly 62,000 and is the seat of Yolo County. Since 1871, the Woodland Police Department has aimed to improve the quality of life for all residents of Woodland by administering programs which prevent, investigate, solve, and ultimately decrease crime.

Under the direction of the City Manager, the Police Chief serves as the principal administrative officer for the Police Department and a key member of the City’s Executive Team. The Police Chief plans, directs, reviews, and manages Department activities and operations, which encompass a wide range of law enforcement-related functions.

This is a unique opportunity for a visionary leader to shape the Department. The Police Department is currently experiencing a period of new promotions and appointments, both largely due to retirements. The City of Woodland is seeking a dynamic and inspiring Police Chief who wants to shape and lead the Department into the future! With a team-oriented mindset and a commitment to effective and transparent communication, the ideal candidate has a proven track record of leading with integrity and character, approaching each day with a can-do attitude, and a focus on continuous improvement.

The annual salary range for the Police Chief is $201,088.08 to $264,589.56. Placement within this range is dependent on experience and qualifications. The City also offers a competitive benefits package.