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Assistant Director - Police Integrity

Job ID: 60273
Department: Inspector General
Location: Hoboken

Description

Description:

Oversee and manage Police Integrity Unit, Absence Control Unit and Civilian Complaints Investigations Unit. Manage police and civilian staff conducting highly sensitive investigations concerning allegations of misconduct by PAPD personnel.  Demonstrate good judgment and expertise in the supervision, planning, conducting, and disposing of cases.  Review and approve investigative reports. Responsible for ensuring utilization of appropriate investigative techniques and resources, including thorough review of documents correspondence and records.  Perform assignments in compliance with laws, governmental regulations, rules, and codes.


Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee criminal and administrative investigations involving allegations of serious misconduct concerning members of the Port Authority Police Department.
  • Manage and oversee Civilian Complaint Review Board process including presentations to the Boards, dissemination of information to the Boards. Provide relevant information to Board for deliberation, including but not limited to, guidance on law and policy and ensure proper follow through after meetings.
  • Responsible for CCIU’s outreach with management at the individual commands to jointly identify and resolve issues.
  • Maintain communication and working relationships with all Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) labor unions to include the Police Benevolent Association (PBA); Sergeant’s Benevolent Association (SBA); Lieutenant’s Benevolent Association (LBA) and the Detective’s Endowment Association (DEA).
  • Manage the Police Department’s program for sick leave and injuries on duty for all police personnel. Oversee investigations pertaining to any potential violations of the program.
  • Work closely with PA Office of Medical Services, Risk Management Planning Group (RMPG) and Worker Compensation to identify, analyze and address patterns of sick and injury-on-duty (IOD) abuse.
  • Conduct meetings and interviews. Communicate with PAPD, and other Port Authority staff, and coordinate and resolve joint issues.
  • Prepare meeting agenda timely and accurately with respect to the meeting objectives. Cover all relevant areas of importance and interest. Demonstrate professional bearing and courtesy in dealing with all parties involved.
  • Ensure OIG leadership is apprised of issues and trends arising out of the Police Integrity Division including by preparing reports for OIG executive management, managing the compilation of a variety of statistics on complaints/allegations received by CCIU and the dispositions investigations and participating in regular meetings with management.
  • Works closely with and support all entities of the Port Authority to include Human Resources, the PAPD Police Academy in recruit processing, training both basic and in-service; Law Department; Office of EEO and PAPD Labor Relations.
  • Communicate and coordinate with federal, state and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies.

Qualifications:

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • At least 10 years of management/supervisory experience in investigations.
  • Demonstrate strategic investigative management skills.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A bachelor’s degree is required.

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Experience within a law enforcement agency, preferably within internal affairs or similar role.
  • Experience with police labor collective bargaining agreements preferred.
  • Preferably in criminal justice, public administration, or other similar management degrees. A master’s degree or J.D. is preferred

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority:

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority:

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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