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Winston-Salem North Carolina - City Announces Executive Search for Next Police Chief 23 September 2022 ( news )
Winston-Salem , state North Carolina ( By Press Release office)
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The city has retained Raftelis Financial Consultants Inc . to conduct a nationwide recruiting search for Winston - Salem’s next police chief . Police Chief Catrina Thompson announced in late July that she will be retiring in December .
Raftelis has conducted more than 120 executive searches for local governments throughout the United Sates , including searches for seven chiefs of police . The company will begin work immediately with a goal of helping the city bring in three finalists by December .
&nb......sp;For the first phase of the process , the company will begin working with Assistant City Manager Patrice Toney to develop a candidate profile , which will include gathering input from the city manager , the mayor and City Council members , Thompson , the community and police personnel .
After the candidate profile is complete , the company will place job postings with national , state and regional professional organizations , including the International Association of Chiefs of Police , the Police Executive Research Forum , the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives , the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives , the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association , the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police and other organizations that are identified in the recruitment plan .
Three finalists will be invited to Winston - Salem for interviews , tours , meetings with the mayor and members of the City Council and forums with city residents and police officers .
The city will publicize the forum for city residents at the appropriate time later this year .
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