Birmingham Police Department launches new officer recruitment campaign

Birmingham Police Department launches new officer recruitment campaign

The Birmingham Authorities Division has actually released a brand-new press to work with even more policemans as well as will certainly hold an open residence next week for possible prospects.

The Employment Open Home will certainly be held Wednesday, June 8, at the authorities academy at 401 sixth Ave. South.

The occasion will certainly start at 6:30 p.m. The division’s command personnel will certainly exist, as well as the academy personnel will certainly speak about the credentials required to come to be a policeman.

Prospects will certainly have the ability to chat individually with employers, educating personnel as well as various other policemans concerning their experience with the division.

The Fraternal Order of Authorities previously this year claimed there was serious scarcity of policemans on the roads. Finally check, according to the FOP, the division was brief 114 patrol policemans, 15 sergeants, 5 lieutenants as well as 3 captains at a minimum.

” The city is completely moneyed for the settings, so the settings exist. It’s simply an issue people employing individuals,” Principal Scott Thurmond has actually claimed. “We have some individuals using, yet they can not fulfill the requirements.”

Certifications consist of:

– United State Citizenship

– Not much less than 19 years old

– Secondary school diploma or G.E.D. Certification

– Legitimate State of Alabama motorist’s permit

– Pass a Course A physical exam before visit

– No felony sentences

– Great ethical personality as well as track record

– Ethical discharge from armed solutions

Amongst the physical needs:

– Press a vehicle 15 feet

– Range a six-foot fencing

– Creep via a 2 ′ x 2 ′ home window opening

– Stroll 5 lawns on an equilibrium beam of light

– Drag a 165-pound dummy for 5 lawns

– 22 push-ups within one min

– 25 stay up within one min

– Run 1 1/2 miles within 15 mins as well as 28 secs

Even more info, consisting of the pay range, can be located on the division’s recruiting web site at

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