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Are You Fit Enough to Be a Police Officer Challenge
October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cincinnati Police AcademyFREE
Cincinnati Police Department will host it’s Open House Recruiting Event/Are You Fit Enough to Be a Police Officer Challenge giving everyone a peek of their physical commitment.
The Cincinnati Police Department will host it’s Open House Recruiting Event/ “Are you Fit Enough to Be a Police Officer?” Challenge at the Cincinnati Police Academy on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please come in comfortable, exercise attire.
The event will allow those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement to get a glimpse of various specialized assignments best. Attendees will be able to ask questions about various assignments such as the SWAT team, Marine Patrol, crime scene investigation, canine team tracking/detection, motorcycles, youth services officers, investigating traffic crashes, forensics, cybercrimes, and working in partnership with community members.
CPD Recruiters will be on hand to answer questions and aid in signing up for the Police Recruit Exam. Attendees will also be able to gain a better understanding of the physical fitness requirements with an opportunity to test their abilities on a simulated obstacle course and workout session. It will also allow attendees a chance to see where they will spend their 28 weeks in the Police Academy as a successful Police Recruit.
“We are seeking qualified candidates to help our department grow to engage the community and fight crime using some of the best tools available,” said Chief Eliot Isaac. “This is a great opportunity for those interested in not only becoming police officers but having a long-term career in law enforcement.”
Interested candidates must be at least 21 years old at the time of appointment, be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED), and be eligible to work in the U.S. with a valid driver’s license. The Department is especially seeking candidates with technology/data management expertise, social media experience, bilingual or ability to speak multiple languages, military experience and college courses/college degrees.
The Cincinnati Police Department is committed to recruiting the best and brightest seeking opportunities for growth. Applicants who qualify will be required to take the next Police Recruit exam in early 2019. Currently, Police Recruits earn $16.88 per hour through the 28-week Police Academy training. Upon successful completion of the Police Academy, Probationary Police Officer ranges from $60,294 to $72,115 after five years (not including overtime).
The Department is committed to recruiting the best and brightest seeking opportunities for growth.
Ways They Are Making a Difference
– Solving Problems with Community Involvement
– Improving the Quality of Life for All We Serve through Core Crime Fight Strategies
– Community Problem Oriented Policing & Evidenced-Based Policing
Ways They Are Fighting Crime
– Using Technology to Guide Enforcement/Implementation of Body Cameras
– Intelligence-Driven Strategies to Fight Crime
– Social Media/Cyber Crimes Strategies