Chamblee Police Department
February 11, 2021
Job Posting Expires:


This Position is Open to Internal and External Candidates.

City of Chamblee 


February 12, 2021

Job Posting Expires:

March 12, 2021


JOB SUMMARY An employee in this position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing the operations of Patrol, Criminal investigation, Special Operation, or Administrative division within the Chamblee police department. Work involves Managing the day-to-day operations of assigned division; monitors reported incidents of criminal activity and disorder in assigned areas; investigates and responds to complaints from citizens; coordinates resources and activities with other divisions; requests special analysis as needed; ensures coordinated Chamblee response to critical incidents; provides information and analysis to subordinates for planning and deployment of resources; distributes and discusses the division strategic plan, goals, and objectives; reviews department policies, procedures, and general orders; ensures the availability of adequate and effective equipment for employees; reviews documents for completeness and accuracy; prepares reports on division productivity and successes. Managing and conducting internal affairs and pre-employment investigations. Employee works under stressful, high-risk conditions.  This position has a starting annual salary of $71,535-$110,880, a full benefits package, and a 10% employer paid defined contribution towards retirement



  • Manages department employees which involves such duties as instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, acting on employee problems, selecting new employees, appraising employee performance, recommending promotions, discipline, termination and salary increases.
  • Manages, Supervises, directs, and evaluates personnel.
  • Counsels, disciplines, and completes evaluations.
  • Reviews incident reports; assigns specific cases for investigations.
  • Assists investigators as needed.
  • Investigates felony and misdemeanor cases.
  • Visits and/or processes crime scenes; searches for and collects evidence.
  • Investigates leads; arrests suspects if probable cause exists.
  • Interviews the victims, witnesses, and others to develop probable cause and information concerning criminal activity.
  • Directs, oversees, and/or conducts internal affairs investigations, pre-employment background, and liquor license applicant investigations.
  • Secures and serves arrest and search warrants.
  • Investigates reports of child abuse, missing persons, and runaway juveniles.
  • Takes fingerprints; photographs of persons and scenes; prepares reports on criminal cases for documentation and prosecution; appears in a variety of courts to represent testimony and evidence.
  • Completes a variety of paperwork such as incident report, supplemental reports, affidavits, warrants, subpoenas, and various forms; reviews all incident and supplemental reports for completeness and accuracy; maintains files and records to document activity; performs other administrative duties as required or designated.
  • Supervises the evidence room operation and function.
  • Coordinates with prosecutors for the release of evidentiary needs such as photographs, etc.
  • Ensures mandate training of Division personnel is obtained.
  • Interacts with community leaders and business owners to assist with crime prevention activities.
  • Attends seminars and training courses to remain up to date.
  • Coordinates with local, State, and Federal agencies when their investigations are related to departmental ongoing investigations or assistance is requested.
  • Supervises filing for court orders for destruction, sale, or forfeiture of property or funds.
  • Serves as secondary evidence custodian to ensure proper security and release of property to courts or rightful owner.
  • Provides guidance to uniform officers concerning court procedures, investigative questions, etc.
  • Receives and/or reviews various records and reports such as incident reports, citizen complaints, and intelligence information.
  • Prepares and/or processes various records and reports such as investigative reports, arrest warrants, search warrants, and pre-employment background reports.
  • Refers to Georgia criminal code, departmental policy and procedures manual, City ordinances, etc.
  • Operates a vehicle and a variety of copy machine, telephone, fax machine, computer, camera, television, VCR, tape recorder, etc.
  • Uses a variety of tools such as radio, duty weapon, asp baton, flashlight, etc.; a variety of supplies such as fingerprint kit, crime scene processing materials, sexual assault kit, etc.; and a variety of computer software such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Unisearch, Crimenet (NCIC/GCIC), Internet Explorer, etc.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Chief of Police, unit personnel, Uniform Patrol Officers, outside agencies and Prosecutors, and the general public.
  • Assists with locating photographs and records for outside agencies.
  • Assists visitors as needed.
  • Interacts with citizens on non-essential questions and/or situations.
  • Performs general administrative work, including but not limited to attending and conducting meetings, reviewing mail and literature, compiling data for reports, preparing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or closely related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ten (10) years of related experience in law enforcement / criminal investigation, and five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity. Licenses or Certifications: Must have successfully completed required law enforcement courses and possess State of Georgia P.O.S.T. Certification. Must possess a valid State Driver's License.


TO APPLY E-mail your resume to Special Projects Coordinator John Whitaker with the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police at,  with the subject line “Police Captain”. If you have any questions about applying for this job, please direct them to the Chamblee Police Department. The GACP is only receiving resumes and can not answer specific questions about this job announcement.

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