Chief Investigator - Police Commission



Under general direction, leads the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Chief Investigator (OCI) to enhance its overall effectiveness in the delivery of oversight services and initiatives in alignment with the City Charter and the Board of Police Commissioners (BOPC) Bylaws. Supervises all OCI Employees in the performance of their duties in accordance with the City Charter and the Board's Bylaws. Accepts, reviews, and evaluates all complaint investigations concerning the operation of the Police Department to ensure that the Board members perform their duties as outlined in the City Charter.

 As a charter-mandated executive for the Board of Police Commissioners, the Chief Investigator is responsible for the overall performance of the Office of the Chief Investigator and day-to-day operations of the Office of the Chief Investigator.

The Chief Investigator serves at the pleasure of the Board and reports to the Board (“Board” or “BOPC”) who has charter mandates of supervisory control and oversight of the Detroit Police Department and the Secretary to the Board.

Qualifications (required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration; Business Administration; Criminal Justice; Human Resources; or related fields.
  • Applicant must not have been an employee, elective, nor appointive officer of the City of Detroit within three (3) years prior to consideration of appointment.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years combined experience in the following areas: investigation, supervision/management, database management, and labor and employment relations.

Qualifications (preferred):

  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice; Law Enforcement; Public Administration; Business Administration; Human Resources; or related fields preferred.
  • The ability to sign or speak a foreign language

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