Diversifying Your Recruits Through Social Media

Looking to diversify your police department recruits? One of the best ways to do that is through social media. Social media content and ads not only build trust but tell our story. This can be done through:  Having counter-stereotype imagery on website, social, and ads to rectify misconceptions Celebrating holidays of underrepresented cultures within social media […]

Tips for Better Police Recruiting and Retention within your Department

tips for better police recruiting and retention

Searching for new police recruits but not sure how to recruit and retain them throughout the process? This is a common challenge that we have seen with many departments over the last several years and gathering a large pool of candidates to apply and remain engaged throughout the application and background check process has proven […]

How to Recruit More Female Police Officers

how to recruit more female police officers

We all know that having women in law enforcement is important, so why is it that there are only 12.6% female officers nationwide? This is a loaded question but it is possible to recruit more female police officers to your department. In fact, in just six months, Hayward PD was able to increase female applicants […]

Optimize Police Recruiting Budget

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Traditional media advertising is no match for digital media advertising in today’s climate. Increasing the quality and quantity of candidates will not come easy if police departments do not start to reassess and improve on their recruiting efforts. Find out why it is so important to optimize a police recruiting budget. The beginning of 2021 […]

Increase Diversity in Police Recruiting

diversity in police recruiting

Diversity in police recruiting is a key aspect in departments across the nation. As this can be a touchy subject, it’s a common conversation across all industries alike. Your team is a direct reflection of the community and it’s important to have hard-working, motivated team members who come from all different walks of life. Having […]

Recruiting Police Officers with an Effective Digital Strategy

recruiting police officers with a digital strategy

Recruiting police officers today is a common challenge that many agencies face, especially with all of the distractions in today’s digital era. Is your law enforcement agency overcoming common barriers of recruitment and retention for the new millennium? Let’s dive deeper into this question. We’re told that the millennial generation is passionate, hardworking and eager […]

Police Recruiter Spotlight with Calaveras CSO

calaveras spotlight

For this month’s recruiter of the month, we spoke with Sergeant Greg Stark about the recruiting process. Sgt. Stark has worked for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office since 1994. In that time, he has  worked in all divisions in the department. In addition to his duties as Administrative Sergeant, he is a responsible for recruiting, […]

5 Creative Police Recruiting Strategies

creative police recruiting strategies

In order to successfully recruit more candidates to your department, creative police recruiting strategies will separate you from competitors. Radio ads and job boards don’t do the trick anymore. At Epic Recruiting, we have over 16 years of experience recruiting the next generation of officers through creative police recruitment strategies. Let’s take a closer look […]

Police Recruiter Spotlight with La Habra Police Department

la habra spotlight

This month’s Featured PD Recruiter is Captain Adam Foster from California’s La Habra Police Department. Foster is originally from Orange County and has been on the force for over 17 years. With experience in SWAT, Internal Affairs, Detective and now the Operations Division, Captain Foster is well respected officer of La Habra PD.  When tasked […]

Police Officer Recruitment: Digital vs. Traditional Recruiting

traditional vs digital

When planning police officer recruitment, it’s essential to budget for both internal and external costs. What exactly do we mean by this? With over 16 years of experience in private sector recruiting, we have seen first hand what police departments nationwide are challenged with. It’s no longer just taking your recruiting budget to attend job […]