Chief of Police DSH-Metropolitan
California Department of State Hospitals (DSH)

The California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) is seeking qualified candidates to apply for our Chief of Police position at DSH-Metropolitan, our facility in Norwalk, California.

Under the general direction of the Chief of Law Enforcement and Executive Director, the Chief of Police is responsible for providing high level operational, administrative, management and policy direction for law enforcement services and personnel within the Department of Protective Services, DSH Metropolitan. The Chief of Police is the highest ranking of law enforcement personnel at the hospital and is responsible for functions of the DSH 24/7 facility to ensure the safety and security of patients, staff, and the community. The Chief of Police coordinates, meets, and maintains close liaison relationships with local, State and Federal law enforcement agencies, the public, district attorney, and correctional agencies. The Chief of Police is a critical part of the executive leadership team at each hospital providing strategic operational leadership.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Location: Sacramento,, California
Salary: $117,060 - $141,684
Final filing date: 04/10/2024

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.