The recruitment process for my local police department starts with find well qualified individuals

The recruitment process for my local police department starts with find well qualified individuals

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The recruitment process for my local police department starts with find well qualified individuals. Many of the recruits are recruited upon graduation from our local technical school. These individuals must of course majored in the criminal justice program as well as the police training courses that they have recently established in the last few years. Though they also recruit officers with traditional methods as well such as classified ads or though their website. The first part of the selection process deal with these qualifications: U.S. citizen; Minimum age - 21; Driver license; Good driving record; Good physical condition; High school diploma; 60 college credits; Ability to possess a firearm; No felony convictions; No domestic abuse convictions; Vision correctable to 20/20; Good verbal and written communication skills; React quickly and effectively to stressful situations; Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; Knowledge and skills
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Unformatted text preview: in operating computer systems; Clear and concise speech; Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously; Ability to perform essential functions of this position; Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment. The second part is a series of department given test. After this the most qualified candidate is chosen. The training process is not done at the police department here it is also done at our local technical school. At the school and though various participating partners. Potential recruits are taught how to drive, shoot a gun, and use various weapons. The only training offered through the department would be when selected the individual would have a partner for a certain period of time. They would go with this partner to various calls and be responsible for dealing with the situation appropriately....
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course CJS 101 taught by Professor Babalo during the Spring '11 term at Averett Unversity.

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