People interested in exploring a career in law enforcement are invited to attend the free Diversity Recruitment event this Saturday sponsored by the Ethical Society of Police. Participants will gain tips for navigating the hiring process and have the opportunity to meet with representatives from 14 different law enforcement agencies.
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WHAT: The Ethical Society of Police’s St. Louis County Chapter is hosting a free Diversity Recruitment event this Saturday to help prospective police officers explore a career in law enforcement and gain tips for navigating the hiring process. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from 14 different law enforcement agencies from throughout the St. Louis region. Attendees also will have the option to begin the testing and application process. “This event is designed to be an open forum to find and develop qualified and diverse candidates and improve the overall St. Louis County law enforcement community,” said Lt. James Morgan of the St. Louis County Police Department and president of the Ethical Society of Police’s St. Louis County chapter.
WHEN: Saturday, August 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Participants must register between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
WHO: Participation is open to the public.
WHERE: Hazelwood Central High School
15875 New Halls Ferry Road
Florissant, MO 63031
CONTACT: Lt. James Morgan
The Ethical Society of Police (E.S.O.P.) is an association of police officers, park rangers, and civilians that advocates for racial and gender equity in the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) and St. Louis County Police Department. The E.S.O.P. was founded in 1972 to address racial biases within law enforcement. The E.S.O.P. also works to improve community/police relations, develop policies and programs to reduce crime, elevate the status of minority civilians and police officers, encourage greater minority employment by law enforcement agencies, and increase professionalism in law enforcement. Membership is open to all races and includes nearly 300 law enforcement professionals employed by the City and County of St. Louis.
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