Superintendent Search

When there is a vacancy in the position of Superintendent of Police, the Police Board is responsible for nominating three candidates for consideration by the Mayor.


Community Listening Sessions

The Police Board will conduct community listening sessions as an essential part of the search for Chicago's next Police Superintendent. Come share your views on the qualifications and experience you want to see in Chicago's next Superintendent. 

  • Monday, December 9, Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 West 95th Street
  • Wednesday, December 11, Muslim Community Center, 4380 North Elston Avenue
  • Thursday, December 12, JLM Community Center, 2622 West Jackson Boulevard

All sessions will be from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, with doors opening at 5:30pm.



The Application for the Position of Superintendent of Police is now available. Completed applications are due by 5:00pm on Monday, January 13.


Information on the Chicago Police Department


News Releases

November 21, 2019: Police Board Opens Nation-Wide Search for Chicago Police Superintendent

November 8, 2019: Police Board to Begin Search for New Chicago Police Superintendent

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