Dr. Jessie Lee, a senior consultant with the International Association of Chiefs of Police that is working with the Civil Service Office in preparation of the national search for chief of police, shares insight into the timeline to select a permanent top cop.
The timeline for the police chief search process:
— May 27: Community Survey available to the public (open for 10 days). Links to access the survey are on the city website at www.bridgeportct.gov/BPDChief2022
— June 2: Community Forum at Central High School 6pm – open to all City residents
— June 3: Community Forum at Mertens Auditorium on the former University of Bridgeport Campus 1pm – open to City residents
— June 13: Application process for candidates begins (open for 4 weeks)
— August 1 to August 5: Assessment Center for finalist candidates
— September 16: Presentation of three finalists to the Mayor