How much does a Sheriff/Police Chief make in Illinois? The average Sheriff/Police Chief salary in Illinois is $112,575 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $106,293 and $119,413. 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.

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Job Description for Sheriff/Police Chief

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)...View full job description

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Cicero, IL Avg. Salary $116,290 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Mount Prospect, IL Avg. Salary $115,895 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Abingdon, IL Avg. Salary $103,894 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Adair, IL Avg. Salary $105,220 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Addieville, IL Avg. Salary $107,051 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Addison, IL Avg. Salary $115,895 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Akin, IL Avg. Salary $102,948 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Albany, IL Avg. Salary $102,161 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Albers, IL Avg. Salary $107,051 Date Updated October 28, 2020
Location Albion, IL Avg. Salary $100,661 Date Updated October 28, 2020
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