Search Continues to Hire a New City Police Chief

The City of Tucson is seeking a proven leader who can inspire the confidence of the community and police officers as Tucson's Police Chief. The successful candidate will be committed to using current data-driven policing strategies and applying the principles of community policing to reduce crime and deliver a high level of police services to all residents of Tucson. Qualified candidates should apply by Aug. 31 with cover letter, résumé, and a list of five references to

Meanwhile, all 15 members of the City Police Chief Appointment Advisory Committee have been chosen. The Mayor and Tucson City Council created the committee as part of the process to replace Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor, who plans to retire in December. A final selection by the City Manager and approval by the City Council is expected to be made in November.

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