The Police Recruiting topic provides resources and tips for those charged with recruiting the department's next generation of great cops. From improving existing hiring strategies to using new technologies and tools such as Facebook and social networking, this section features a wide range of information.
Police recruiters are reporting that the law enforcement field has grown more diverse since the economy took a downward turn. College-educated and career-shifting recruits have started filling the ranks of aspiring police officers, ushered in part by both layoffs and job scarcity. - Full Story
Many officers have forfeited an otherwise promising career for a few moments of posting euphoria. While other folks may garner only a chuckle in response to their online adventures, a professional law enforcer is held to a higher standard than ordinary citizens. But bear in mind that even in the private sector, many an employee has been sent packing by an employer unhappy over some social networking misstep. - Full Story