SFPD to take job applications online
By Adam Martin, Bay City News
March 7, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - The San Francisco Police Department
has made applying for work as an officer as easy as clicking on
its Web site.
For the first time, those interested in working for the Police
Department may apply online, using a form on the department's
Another first for the department is that starting Wednesday recruitment
will happen on an ongoing basis instead of during one-month windows
as in the past.
The department has announced its intention to move five classes
of 50 recruits through its academy during the next year.
Recruitment is open to qualified applicants nationwide, but during
Wednesday's police commission meeting Chief Heather Fong said
she hopes many people from San Francisco will apply.
Applicants must be 20 years old, have a valid driver's license,
and be a U.S. citizen. They must have never been convicted of
a felony, and must have a high school diploma, general education
development (GED) certificate or equivalent.
Applications can be obtained from the department's human resources
office, or by going to http://www.sfgov.org/police.
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