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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

MAYOR LANDRIEU, CHIEF SERPAS TO HOST NOPD RECRUITMENT EVENT FOR THE NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT

June 06, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA—TOMORROW, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas will host a Recruitment event for the New Orleans Police Department at 10:00 a.m. at Langston Hughes Academy located at 3519 Trafalger Street. Residents are invited to participate in the forum specifically designed to attract local and qualified candidates to apply for a position with the New Orleans Police Department. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and start the application process onsite; network and hear the stories of current officers and interface with NOPD leadership from specialized units.

The New Orleans Police Department, in collaboration with the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, launched an active recruitment campaign called “Get Behind the Badge” in 2013. Today, job seekers can apply online for the police department and learn about the entire recruitment process at www.joinnopd.org.

NOPD offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary, 25-week state-certified law enforcement training; health, dental and vision insurance; and an excellent retirement plan and free life insurance. Applicants must be at least 20 years of age, have obtained a high school diploma or a state approved G.E.D.; and have at least 60 hours of college credits, or the equivalent of two years of full service in the military. The NOPD offers fast track programs for former military servicemen and women that allow you to earn an income while training

WHO:             Mayor Mitch Landrieu
                       NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas
                       Senior members of NOPD leadership

WHAT:           Recruitment Event for the New Orleans Police Department

WHEN:           TOMORROW 10:00 a.m., June 7, 2014
                        Participant registration begins at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Langston Hughes Academy
                       3519 Trafalger Street
                       New Orleans, LA 70119

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Last updated: 6/25/2014 3:16:49 PM

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