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File #: Ord 16-8    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Archived
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/6/2016
Title: Amending Ordinance 15-82 which established the minimum qualifications for the vacancy of Police Chief pursuant to the provisions of Section 8.01 of the Administrative Code and Section 12.12.1 of the Saint Paul City Charter. (Public hearing held April 6) (To be withdrawn.)
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/6/20161 City Council Withdrawn  Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/6/20161 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/16/20161 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/9/20161 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video

Title

Amending Ordinance 15-82 which established the minimum qualifications for the vacancy of Police Chief pursuant to the provisions of Section 8.01 of the Administrative Code and Section 12.12.1 of the Saint Paul City Charter. (Public hearing held April 6) (To be withdrawn.)

 

Body

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

 

SECTION 1

 

That the minimum qualifications for candidates for the vacancy of Police Chief shall be amended to read as follows:

 

A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration, Management, Business Administration or a related discipline is required.  A Master's degree is preferred. Advance police training such as FBI National Academy, Northwestern Command, Southern Police Institute and Staff Course or similar schools is desirable.

 

Six (6) Four (4) years of administrative level experience as a Chief, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief, or the equivalent rank of a Saint Paul Police Commander, which much include supervision of sworn police personnel in an organization with at least 500 100 sworn officers.  Must have experience working in urban policing and strategic service delivery.

 

Strong innovative, administrative, financial, operational and organizational development skills are important with demonstrated skills in leadership, communication, community relations and cultural competency.  Must have a proven record of success working in a racially diverse community, increasing diversity in the department and developing labor-management collaboration.

 

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.  Must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Peace Officer in the State of Minnesota and maintain licensure.

 

 

SECTION 2

 

This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force thirty (30) days following its passage, approval and publication.

 

 

 

 

 

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