Office of the Chief of Police is the highest level management position within the police department. The Chief of Police is ultimately responsible for the control, operation and representation of the Whitewater Police Department and its employees. Work involves:
Coordinating activities with outside agencies
Formulating and enforcing departmental rules of conduct
Making recommendations for hiring, promotions, commendation and discipline
Preparing and justifying operational budgets
Representing the City and the department to the general public, governmental agencies, news media, etc.
Setting individual and departmental goals and objectives
Supervising departmental activities
Work is performed under the general supervision of the City Manager and the Police and Fire Commission.