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Madison Police Chief Job Announcement

August 24, 2020 9:46 AM

Chief of Police Search 2019-2020

The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners(PFC) for the City of Madison, Wisconsin, is seeking a community-focused, collaborative,and innovative professional to lead the Madison Police Department. 

Official Job Announcement:


Attend a Meeting of the Police and Fire Commission

Regular meetings on the second Monday of each month provide ongoing oversight of the Madison Police Department and Madison Fire Department. Meetings listed as "Special Meeting – Working Session" are specific to the Chief of Police recruitment process.

Members of the public are always allowed to speak for up to three minutes at the start of every PFC meeting.


What is the PFC?

The Police and Fire Commission is an independent statutory body overseeing the hiring, promotion, discipline, and terminations of police and fire personnel in the City of Madison. The 5 commissioners are appointed by the Mayor to staggered five year terms. The purpose of having an independent commission is to separate police and fire staffing matters from local politics.


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