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News Release

Monday, July 1, 2002

Media Relations

Resumes for Los Angeles Chief of Police Now Being Accepted

"Resumes for Los Angeles Chief of Police
Now Being Accepted"


Los Angeles – Beginning today, July 1, 2002, resumes for the position of Chief of Police for the City of Los Angeles will be accepted. The job announcement describes the ideal candidate as someone who must, "… be an inspirational leader and an astute manager. He/she must have a proven track record in organizational change and development, considerable experience working with diverse communities, and knowledge and expertise in developing crime reduction strategies." The salary range for the Chief of Police is $168,105 to $252,147.

Los Angeles Police Commission President Rick Caruso stated, "We are pleased that this process is moving along quickly. Following our seven community meetings throughout Los Angeles, we feel that we understand what the people of Los Angeles want in their new Chief. We heard it over and over … they want somebody who is honest and somebody who really cares about Community Policing and the reduction of crime in the many neighborhoods of Los Angeles. They also want someone who can improve morale, recruitment and retention at LAPD. We are ready to find that person."

Bob Murray and Associates of Roseville, California will be accepting the resumes on behalf of the City of Los Angeles until July 19, 2002. At that time, Bob Murray and Associates and Police Executive Research Forum will review all resumes for minimum requirements and forward the qualified candidates to the Los Angeles Police Commission. The members of the Commission will then interview the finalists and forward a list of three, in order, to the Mayor for final selection.

Position Announcement

For immediate press release contact, call Tamryn Catania at 213-485-3531.