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Police Chief Position Open


Edmonston – Chief of Police
The Town of Edmonston is a diverse residential community of 1,488 residents, located 2.5 miles from Washington, DC.  The Chief of Police reports directly to the Mayor and is a key member of the Town’s management team. The Department has a strong reputation for effectiveness, community policing and operates with a current staff of Police Chief, Captain, Corporal, Three (3) Police Officers and a Police Clerk.   Work involves organizing and directing the activities of the Patrol and Administrative Services.  A portion of the Chief’s time will be patrolling the neighborhoods to supplement regular patrol.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years of senior management experience in a municipal government or public agency involving responsibility for the planning, organization, implementation, and supervision of police service delivery programs and operations.  The selected candidate must possess a State of Maryland Driver’s License and possess or be able to obtain a Police Officer certification issued by the State of Maryland Police Training Commission (blue card). It is preferred that the Police Chief live within a 25-mile radius of Edmonston. MD, and is able to pass a job-related background investigation.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Phyllis McDonald at John Hopkins University, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Room 350-16, Columbia, MD. 21046.  The deadline for applicant submission is Friday, March 30, 2018. For more information, please contact Rod Barnes, Town Administrator at 301 699-8806, extension 112.

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