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Police Recruiting

How to Recruit More Female Police Officers

women in law enforcement 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 by 500% when working with

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Online Police Recruitment

Tips for Better Police Recruiting and Retention within your Department

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 to be more and more of a concern. It’s

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Police Recruiter Spotlight with Calaveras CSO

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, Field Training Program, Dive Team Leader,  SWAT Team member

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5 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 15 years of experience recruiting the next generation of officers through creative police recruitment strategies. Let’s take a closer look at the top five creative recruiting strategies for your

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Police Recruiter Spotlight with La Habra Police Department

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 with improving their law enforcement recruiting, Epic Recruiting was

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Police Officer Recruitment: Digital vs. Traditional Recruiting

Police officer recruitment 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 15 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 fairs and events to scout the

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Police Recruiter Spotlight with Hayward PD

This month’s featured police recruiter: lieutenant ryan cantrell Lieutenant Cantrell is an officer at Hayward PD in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been in law enforcement for over 23 years and in that time he’s worked with many of the divisions within the Department. As an experienced officer, Cantrell has led multiple large scale investigations and is now tasked with building personnel

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Recruiting Police Officers with an Effective 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? We’re told that the millennial generation is passionate, hardworking and eager to enter the workforce, yet there is a shortage of police recruitment and jobs. Law

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Recruiting Police Officers Today with the Epic Recruiting Process

Epic Recruiting is the leading law enforcement recruiting agency in the nation. No other recruiting company offers the many services and solutions under one roof for recruiting police officers today. Epic Recruiting’s broad spectrum of services includes strategy and brand development, video production, photography, recruiting website design and administration, job fair booth and print design, and online recruiting. When put together, you get a

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Police Online Recruitment: 10 Searches About Law Enforcement Jobs

Online police recruitment is in high-demand as more law enforcement agencies are seeing long-term benefits and overall reduced costs for qualified applicants. Young applicants first turn to the web and police department websites in order to learn more about police department positions. So first, to effectively answer the questions in their heads, we need to know what applicants are searching. Let’s look at the

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