The following timeline is preliminary and subject to change.
December 2018: Post Job Description; begin accepting applications.
January 2019: Application period closes January 15.
Applications screened for candidates to be inter viewed.
County Executive meets with police associations to solicit input.
Interview panel is formed and members are announced.
February 2019: Public Safety Community Forums are conducted.
Panel interviews scheduled and completed.
Police officer town halls are conducted. Panel meets with County Executive to provide feedback on interviewed candidates.
March 2019: County Executive interviews finalists.
Finalist is submitted for background investigation and vetting.
Finalist is submitted to County Council for confirmation.
Confirmation process begins.
April 2019: Confirmation process continues and concludes by end of month.
May 2019L June 2019: BCoPD leadership transition process begins.
New chief is sworn in.