DEPARTMENT: Coyote Valley Police Department
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
EFFECTIVE DATE: 5/12/2022
The Chief of Police is responsible for the direction of all operations of the Coyote Valley Police Department. Responsibilities include monitoring of all departmental personnel to ensure work performance meets standards set forth by the Coyote Valley Police Department and State of California. The Chief of Police: reviews and assures all requests for assistance are completed in a timely fashion and all necessary reports are accurately completed; establishes department goals, priorities, and implements policies; prepares the annual budget and work plan for the department, reviews operations, makes assignments, and applies effective law enforcement practices and procedures; assures proper police and safety standards are maintained; assures work of the department is carried out properly and effectively; prepares reports, summaries, and correspondence related to department work; develops and implements policies for the department; consults with the Executive Director and the Tribal Council in determining plans and policies to be observed in the conduct of enforcement operations and advises on Public Safety matters affecting the Tribal community and Tribal businesses including the casino, c-store, hotel, etc. Due to a period of suspended operations, the Chief of Police is responsible for re-establishing the Coyote Valley Police Department within the Coyote Valley Community and the Mendocino County law enforcement community.