NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Sunday, August 24, 2014, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Interim New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Superintendent Michael Harrison and representatives from the New Orleans City Council and Orleans Legislative Delegation will attend services at over a dozen churches across the city as part of an effort to recruit qualified candidates for the NOPD. Mayor Landrieu and Interim Chief Harrison will give remarks about their partnership with the faith-based community at The City of Love Church located at 8601 Palmetto Street at 10:45 a.m.
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 a rewarding career path and a competitive salary and benefits package. 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
Interim NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison
Bishop Lester Love, Pastor of The City of Love Church
WHAT: NOPD Recruitment Sunday
WHEN: Sunday, August 24, 2014
WHERE: The City of Love Church
8601 Palmetto Street
New Orleans, LA 70118