How much does a Sheriff/Police Chief make in Rhode Island? The average Sheriff/Police Chief salary in Rhode Island is $115,073 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $108,653 and $122,065. 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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25% $108,653 10% $102,808 90% $128,430 75% $122,065 $115,073 50%(Median)
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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 Coventry, RI Avg. Salary $115,401 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Cumberland, RI Avg. Salary $115,619 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location East Providence, RI Avg. Salary $115,619 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Narragansett, RI Avg. Salary $115,564 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Tiverton, RI Avg. Salary $114,964 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Westerly, RI Avg. Salary $116,640 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Woonsocket, RI Avg. Salary $115,510 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Adamsville, RI Avg. Salary $114,928 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Albion, RI Avg. Salary $115,619 Date Updated July 27, 2020
Location Ashaway, RI Avg. Salary $116,656 Date Updated July 27, 2020
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