BLYTHE, city of inc
April 27, 2022
294 Church St, Blythe, GA 30805
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City of Blythe, GA is seeking applications for a Chief of Police.


  • Responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the City of Blythe Police Department
  • Responsible for the protection and security of the City of Blythe
  • Supervise police personnel and Police Department operations
  • Perform active patrols and works shifts in the same manner as other officers
  • Investigate criminal complaints and incidents against persons and property
  • Process crime scenes
  • Make needed contact with defendants and complainants. Subdue violent, dangerous or disruptive persons and take appropriate action such as arresting
  • Testify and make case presentations in courts, and other venues as necessary
  • Prepare reports, citations, daily activity logs, and administrative reports, including reporting to City Council
  • Prepare monthly and annual reports required by the FBI and State of Georgia. Prepare monthly reports for City Council
  • Network with nearby municipal and county law enforcement agencies and prosecutor's offices within the service area
  • Attend meetings and successfully complete training sessions to satisfy all P.O.S.T. requirements
  • Prepare and maintain department budget
  • Responsible for the scheduling of police officers including special events
  • Direct appropriate professional development for police officers
  • Provide presence and maintain the peace at all City events
  • Assist complainants with problematic activity
  • Develop ideas and recommend solutions related to city-wide safety and security
  • Report maintenance issues and hazardous conditions that appear throughout the City
  • Report traffic control signage issues and maintain said signage throughout the City
  • Complete daily, monthly, overtime, and special event logs and time and attendance records
  • Maintain evidence and evidence logs
  • Maintain dash cam videos and body cam videos and logs

Number of Sworn Law Enforcement Personnel, other than Chief, two (2)

Population of 1,000

Annual Budget $265,350

Annual Salary $37,500.00 - $56,722.12

All Applicants must be Georgia basic P.O.S.T. certified and Georgia radar certified.

Send cover letter with resume to: City of Blythe; Attn: City Clerk; 294 Church ST Blythe GA 30805 or e-mail to or you may apply in person at City Hall.

It is the policy of the City of Blythe to provide equal employment opportunities with regard to all terms and conditions of employment and to base employment decisions on job related qualifications of the applicant or the employee. EOE

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