Chief of Police- Sanborn Police Department

Job Duties:

  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and implement police activities
  • Supervise two full-time officers
  • Detect and investigate violations of Federal, State, and/or Municipal laws
  • Assign and manage criminal investigations
  • Identify and facilitate departmental training needs
  • Perform community policing and general public relations
  • Directs police department staffing and scheduling
  • Liaison with other area law enforcement agencies and partner agencies (i.e. Fire, EMS, DOT)
  • Implementation of police-related technology and identifying equipment needs
  • Policy writing/revision/review
  • Report to the Mayor and City Council

Comprehensive Wage/Benefit Package:

  • Medical/Dental/Short and Long Term Disability/Life Insurance
  • 457(b) Retirement Plan
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Paid time off for vacations and holidays
Desired Qualifications:


  • E.D. or High School Diploma
  • Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) certified
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s License
  • 5 years or more police experience preferred
  • 3 years or more police supervision preferred
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Must pass a criminal background check and background investigation

Application Instructions:

The City of Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

City of Sanborn

102 Main Street

Sanborn, Iowa 51248



Open: Monday June 7th

Close: Wednesday June 1st 2022