Paradise Valley Police Department’s Recruitment Story

Project Profile Paradise Valley, Arizona, is a luxurious town located between Scottsdale and Phoenix, known for its picturesque landscapes, lavish resorts, and multimillion-dollar homes. It offers serene retreats with stunning views of Camelback Mountain and Mummy Mountain, world-class golf courses, upscale shopping, and gourmet dining experiences. Despite its proximity to urban centers, Paradise Valley maintains […]

The Juneau Police Department’s Journey to Attract Top Talent

NAVIGATING RECRUITMENT CHALLENGES Recruiting for the Juneau Police Department (JPD) presents unique challenges due to its isolated geographic location surrounded by glaciers and mountains. Accessible only by boat or plane, unfamiliarity with the area and high housing prices often deter potential recruits. Despite these hurdles, JPD offers a professional environment and strong community support, setting […]

The Importance of Transparency in Police Recruiting

In recent years, conversations surrounding police reform have become increasingly prevalent, with a significant focus on improving transparency within law enforcement agencies. One crucial aspect of this is transparency in police recruiting processes. Transparency serves as the backbone of trust-building between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve. It is crucial to truly understand […]

Breaking Barriers: Women in Police Recruitment

Over the past few years, we’ve seen progress in achieving gender equality across different fields, including law enforcement. But, women still face considerable hurdles during the hiring process and their policing careers. To tackle these challenges, it’s critical to take a comprehensive approach. That means understanding the barriers women encounter and implementing innovative recruitment strategies […]

 Modernizing Police Recruitment

Interview With Union City Police Department Personnel Training Supervisor Ian Hobson In a recent interview with Ian Hobson, the Personnel Training Supervisor at the Union City Police Department, we dove into the challenges, successes, and modernization efforts the department has experienced in recruiting both sworn and non-sworn personnel. From the journey of a former Police […]

Investing in Recruitment Q&A With Sam Blonder

Recruitment always comes at a cost, but making the cost worthwhile is not always easy. I sat down with Epic Recruiting’s CEO Sam Blonder, to find out why this is true and how to make a recruiting budget extend as far as possible. Every dollar invested into recruiting should aim towards the same goal of […]

Social Media Q&A With Kelly Hajek

Social media and content creation are critical aspects of any marketing strategy and Epic Recruiting’s overall success. As an actively recruiting department, you must engage in social media and connect with your following. I sat down with Kelly Hajek, Epic Recruiting’s Social Media Manager, to learn about social media and how Epic utilizes social platforms […]

Discovery Day Q&A With Alex Johnston

Discovery day is an important element to Epic’s overall strategy. Epic goes out to location before they start their production process to get an overall feel for the area and the department they are working with. I sat down with Epic’s CCO and Co-founder Alex Johnston to learn about everything that goes into discovery day […]

Google Analytics Q&A With Brittany Winfrey

Google Analytics is a useful tool that anyone can use to track the success of their website. I sat down with Epic Recruiting’s Digital Marketing Manager, Brittany Winfrey, to learn more about Google Analytics and how it can help law enforcement agencies with their recruitment websites. Q: What is Google Analytics? A: Google Analytics is […]

Branding Q&A with Mike Ford

Branding, when used correctly, can be very successful for recruiting websites. I sat down with Mike Ford, the creative director at Epic Recruiting, to discuss branding and its importance when creating law enforcement recruitment websites. Branding can be very helpful for the department and Mike believes that having an one brand and one message is […]