ID# 19-1352 Location: Lethbridge, AB
The Chief will have overall accountability to the Lethbridge Police Commission for the implementation of the Commission’s policies, strategic direction and budget, and for the leadership and management of the LPS as outlined in the 2019-2022 Strategic Business Plan; see https://www.lethbridgepolice.ca/sites/default/files/2019-2022-Business-Plan.pdf
The Chief is supported by the Executive Team including the Deputy Chief, Administrative Services and three Division leaders: the Inspector–Criminal Investigations, Inspector–Field Operations and Inspector-Support Services. The Chief is a strong communicator, providing vision to the front-line staff who face the daily challenge of providing service to a diverse and growing community. The Chief is committed to understanding the history and culture of the region including a diverse population and how it affects policing in the community.
The Chief will be a visible and inspiring leader in the community continually building confidence felt in the LPS and the protective services they provide. The Chief will continue to build, maintain and nurture productive working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, individuals and organizations. The Chief will also foster relationships with the Police Commission, City Council, civic leaders, the Lethbridge Police Association, CUPE, other levels of policing, government, interest groups, social service providers, community organizations and the public. Working collaboratively for the common good of the City of Lethbridge, the Chief will be approachable and engaged in the community, demonstrate confidence in leadership and be committed to continuous improvement.
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