Sheriff/Police Chief Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Sheriff/Police Chief make in District of Columbia? The average Sheriff/Police Chief salary in District of Columbia is $120,375 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $113,655 and $127,676. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

25% $113,655 10% $107,536 90% $134,324 75% $127,676 $120,375 50%(Median)
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Sheriff/Police Chief enforces the law on a town, city, or county level. Responsibilities include police service planning, organizational development, personnel management, community policing, and community relations. Being a Sheriff/Police Chief may also be involved in administrative, financial/budgetary, and operations/labor relations tasks. Requires a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Additionally, Sheriff/Police Chief typically reports to an elected official. The Sheriff/Police Chief manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Sheriff/Police Chief typically requires at least 10 years of law enforcement experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $119,769 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $119,769 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $119,769 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $119,769 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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