Posted: Jul 29, 2020

Deputy Chief of Police

Village of East Dundee - East Dundee, IL
Salary: $105,704.00 - $129,465.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020


The new Deputy Police Chief will have a unique opportunity to learn about the Department from the current Chief of Police, George Carpenter, who has more than 20 years of experience serving as a permanent and interim Chief of several well-respected agencies. Over the last two years, Chief Carpenter has helped lead and guide the Department with an emphasis on obtaining accreditation, providing staff development and training, acquiring necessary equipment, implementing best practices, and building positive relations with the community and external stakeholders. The new Deputy Chief will be given strong consideration for promotion upon the Chief’s retirement based completely on merit, experience, abilities, education, and fit, although such retirement is not anticipated or planned.

The Deputy Chief of Police is an integral part of the Village of East Dundee’s Police Department Command Staff, requiring:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Please note that the position of Chief requires a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Management, Public Administration or related field. A master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in law enforcement including substantial experience in patrol, investigations, and police administration with at least five (5) years of experience as a Sergeant or above in a municipal police agency. 

For learn more about the Deputy Chief of Police position, please view the recruitment brochure. 


How To Apply:

For more information, view the recruitment brochure

The employment application can be found on the Village’s website at or by clicking here. Qualified candidates should submit a completed employment application, cover letter and resume by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2020 by email to [email protected] with the following subject line: VOED – Deputy Police Chief. 

Please do not mail application and no telephone calls.  The Village of East Dundee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.