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Mayor Landrieu, Interim NOPD Superintendent Harrison And Elected Officials Partner With Local Churches To Host NOPD Recruitment Sunday

August 22, 2014

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

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
               10:45 a.m.

WHERE: The City of Love Church
                8601 Palmetto Street
                New Orleans, LA 70118


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