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Deputy Chief of Police

WisDOTourism State Fair Park Police

Agency City
West Allis
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

Oversee the police and administrative operations of the Department as directed by the Chief of Police during the Wisconsin State Fair and other events • Handle the day-to-day operations for the WSFP PD in collaboration with the Chief of Police • Plan, direct and evaluate all Police programs and operations in coordination with the Chief of Police including policy development, implementation, and monitoring • Oversee and coordinate department training and crime prevention • Oversee the field training program and policy development including the updating programs to stay current with all legal standards • Oversee and conduct internal investigations • Seek sources of funding for Department programs and equipment by researching and authoring law enforcement grants • Act at the point-of-contact for the WSFP PD Emergency Management plan • Direct the recruitment, interviewing, hiring process and training of WSFP PD staff both year-round and seasonal LTES • Provide leadership and guidance to staff to help them achieve both their own goals and the WSFP PD • Oversee the recommendation of promotions, disciplines, and/or terminations of subordinate staff in collaboration with the Chief of Police • Effectively investigate and respond to suspected or reported work rule violations by WSFP PD employees in a professional and timely manner in collaboration with HR as necessary


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Dependent on Qualifications
Dependent On Qualifications


  • Clothing Allowance
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Ability to possess a firearm
  • Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment
  • Clear and concise speech
  • Driver's license
  • Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • No domestic abuse convictions
  • No felony convictions
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • U.S. citizen

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Additional Education Information
Previous service with a Law Enforcement Agency as a sworn officer, of which at least 5 years in full-time command level position at the rank of lieutenant or higher.
Currently certified as a Wisconsin law enforcement officer through the State of Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB). Must maintain this certification annually as required by the LESB.
Master’s degree and graduation from the FBI National Academy and/or the Northwestern Staff and Command School, Wisconsin Command College, or other executive level training school, highly desirable
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration/Business Administration or related 4-year degree, preferred
Prior experience researching and securing grants on behalf of a law enforcement agency, preferred
Experience and knowledge of personnel management and command supervisory techniques.
Experience conducting administrative/internal investigations into personnel matters.
Extensive knowledge of and ability to implement modern methods, practices and principles of police investigations, organization, and administration.
Prior experience developing procedures, methods, and policies.
Extensive knowledge of facilities, equipment and personnel needed to provide police services and operations.
Knowledge of the incident command system.
United States Citizen and legal resident of the State of Wisconsin.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Medical Examination
  • Oral Interviews
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Denise Meyer
Application Contact Title
Admin Assistant
Application Contact Agency
WI State Fair Park Police Deparment
Application Contact Address

640 S 84th St
West Allis, WI 53214-1438
United States

Application Contact Phone
(414) 266-7034
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

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Application Deadline


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