Mayor Q: New Kansas City Top Cop Must Build Trust & Manage Progressively

Right now we take a peek at the latest set of demands for Kansas City police which seem to highlight political skill in the midst of a historic crime wave.

Here are the basics . . .

Among the qualifications are five years of progressively responsible executive management experience in a police organization, according to the brochure.

"The successful candidate will have a proven track record of reducing crime and promoting public safety, recruiting and retaining quality personnel and building trust among law enforcement staff, key community partners and the community at large," the brochure states.

Another requirement is the new chief live within Kansas City, Missouri and a residency waiver is not available.

Candidates should apply by Sept. 5.

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Mayor Quinton Lucas releases requirements to be hired as Kansas City's next Chief of Police

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mayor Quinton Lucas and the other members of the KCMO Board of Police Commissioners revealed details about what qualities and experiences a candidate must have to be the city's next chief of police. Lucas posted on his Twitter account Wednesday night a brochure from Public Sector Search and Consulting.

National Search Underway for KCPD Chief

A national search is underway for an experienced an innovative police executive to serve as the next Chief of Police for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. More information regarding this recruitment opportunity can be found on the attached brochure. Candidates are encouraged to apply by September 5, 2022.