The Deputy Chief is responsible for coordinating the various bureaus within the Division to achieve unity of purpose. The administrative nature of the duties requires the application of advanced knowledge and skills to the analysis of police problems, to provide for a wide variety of law enforcement activities. Some of these duties include supervision of police command staff, inspection and analysis of division assets and procedures, budgeting, and community outreach. The Deputy Chief is also the point of contact for the division in requests, particularly by media representatives, for public information, as well as dissemination of information vital to public interests.
The Bowling Green Police Division is currently awaiting the appointment of a Deputy Chief of Police.