January 22, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police to Host Informational Seminar for Would-be Officers

The Springfield Police Department would like to invite anyone who is interested in becoming a Springfield Police Officer to attend the upcoming Informational Seminar.  The meeting will be held at 7:00PM on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at the South District Station located at 2620 W. Battlefield Road, in Springfield. The seminar for lateral hires from other agencies will be an hour later, at 8:00PM, same location.

Applicants will learn about the entire testing process, including the physical agility test, written examination, oral interview, background investigation and post offer exam. It is not mandatory an applicant attend, but information given during the seminar may prove helpful to them during the testing process.

Applications for upcoming Police Academies and upcoming Lateral Programs are due to the City’s Office of Human Resources by February 27, 2009. The physical agility test and written examination for both processes will be on March 15, 2009.  If you have any questions, please contact Officer Katherine Dunnegan at 417-864-1796 or email her at kdunnegan@springfieldmo.gov

Media Contact: Officer Dunnegan, Resource Management Officer, phone: 417-864-1796; Release authorized by: Major D. Clark

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd