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RECRUITMENT PLAN

GOALS & OBJECTIVES:


The goal of the Haddon Township Police Department Recruitment Plan is to attract qualified persons to pursue a career with the Haddon Township Police Department. The objective is to achieve an overall racial and gender composition of sworn law enforcement personnel which compares to the overall racial and gender composition of the population of the Township of Haddon Township. The goals and objectives shall be accomplished through the various recruitment activities specified herein.

 

GENERAL:


The Haddon Township Police Department shall be subject to all applicable provisions of the New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 40A:14-118, et seq. and the municipal ordinances of the Township of Haddon Township in all facets of the recruitment and the selection process. The Chief of Police shall be responsible for the Recruitment Plan. The Township of Haddon Township is an equal opportunity employer in all facets of the personnel process.


CURRENT DEMOGRAPHICS REPORT:


The present demographic composition of the population of the Township of Haddon Township and sworn law enforcement personnel of the Haddon Township Police Department are represented in the following report:

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RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES:


Activity #1:

 

Identify and maintain contact with local minority organizations and social support groups, including, but not limited to, educational, religious, ethnic, racial, and gender-based organizations. These activities may include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Providing recruitment brochures and materials to educational, religious, ethnic, racial, and gender-based organizations.

  • Attending career fairs in the local and Camden County school districts.

  • Drafting, printing and distributing informational brochures, pamphlets, posters and/or other materials which may attract qualified persons to the agency.

  • Making maximum use of the Township of Haddon Township’s website to attract qualified candidates to the agency.

Activity #2:

 

When applicable, contact police training academies and post vacancy announcements for current Alternate Route candidates or waiver-eligible Class II Special Police Officers.

Activity #3:

 

Advertise on Policeapp.com, the Haddon Township Police Department’s Facebook page and other social media platforms, as well as any other appropriate media market, for persons meeting eligibility requirements.


REVIEW & EVALUATION:


The Chief of Police shall conduct an annual review of the Recruitment Plan. As a result of this annual review, if necessary, the Recruitment Plan shall be revised, if the goals and objectives cannot be achieved.

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