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This is your recruiting site. Tell us how we can make it better! Also, if you make a successful hire from our site, we’d sure like to know!

Email us at discoverpolicing@theiacp.org

Employer Resources

Discover Policing is a fantastic resource for police agencies, regardless of your hiring status. Among our goals is to provide a nationwide online platform to promote the profession of policing and for agencies to use in advertising hiring announcements.

Post Jobs and Search Resumes

Advertise entry level vacancies at no cost nationwide through our full featured job board. Employers create and manage their own accounts and post vacancies directly to the site. You can even accept applications online through the system, include pre-application screening questions, and search resumes. Learn more »

Highlight Your Employees

Every agency has stand-out employees and officers of the month or year. Why not share their stories on our Real People Real Stories page? These brief written or video segments can be personal testimonials or third person accounts of police life. This is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate your employees and educate the public on the great work police agencies do every day. Be sure to include a link back to your agency. Learn more »

Be a Guest Blogger

The Inside Discover Policing blog offers contemporary news and information on policing as a professional career option. Postings run the gamut from Q&As with officers to test taking tips and movie reviews. Guest bloggers are always welcome. Blogging with us is another way to highlight your agency, your officers, and the profession of policing. Learn more »

Support the Discover Policing Initiative

The Discover Policing initiative is all about promoting a better understanding of policing, which in turn will benefit recruitment. Glossy color brochures, business cards, and posters to educate jobseekers about the police profession and DiscoverPolicing.org are available upon request at no charge. Great for sharing at schools, career fairs, and hiring events. Also, consider linking to us from your department blog or website.

The Discover Policing team offers a variety of ways for police human resources professionals to connect with one another, network, explore new ideas.

  • … on LinkedIn

  • Join the IACP/Discover Policing Law Enforcement Recruitment group on LinkedIn to connect with other police human resources professionals.

  • … at the IACP Center for Social Media

  • Recruiting via social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter is becoming more and more prevalent. Follow our series on social recruitment at the IACP Center for Social Media blog where we explore the many ways police agencies can maximize effectiveness in this realm.

Also, look for Discover Policing on Facebook , Twitter , and YouTube .

Use our Resources for Educators

Police are often called upon to make career day presentations or speak to school groups about the profession. The Discover Policing Educators Page offers resources to make this obligation a little easier, including class activities and PowerPoint templates you can download and adapt for your purposes. Learn more »

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