Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)
Police Chief
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is seeking a highly qualified public safety professional to serve as the Chief of its Police Department. BART has been providing safe, clean, reliable, and customer-friendly regional public transit service to the San Francisco Bay Area since 1972, and is considered one of America’s premier public transit systems. BART serves a regional population area of 7 million people with 5 interlocking rail lines and intersecting commuter rail service. Up to 85% of its fleet of over 660 railcars is needed to transport the nearly 433,000 people who ride BART each weekday among its 46 stations in the region, making 128 million passenger trips a year. BART has over 4,000 employees and an operating budget in excess of $600 million annually.

The BART Police Department is composed of 347 personnel, of which 227 are sworn peace officers of the State of California. The Chief of Police commands BART`s sole law-enforcement entity and provides the full range of police services. Candidates should possess, in addition to extensive appropriate experience, a valid P.O.S.T. management certificate, a Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice, Criminology, Public Administration, or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Significant relevant experience will be considered in lieu of required education. Annual compensation for the position is likely to be in the range of $210,000 to $234,406, and the compensation package includes an attractive benefit package.

First review of candidates: January 31, 2017
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Regan Williams
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