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The Academy: Getting Started

>>what's your opinion?

We don’t have an agility test, it would disqualify too many 5’5 350lb officer candidates. But we (as a former new hire instructor) understand we are going to lose 30- 60% of new hire in the 1st year. It is the norm in our business. If you are determined to stick it out, get the experience then go look at another county that hires full time with defined shifts. They will hire good experienced people before non experienced... full thread


A chance meeting?: My time with IACTP

Joe Bouchard
Sometimes, you never know the great impact that one telephone call might have. Looking back to when I called Bill Hudson, former Michigan Department of Corrections’ Training Director, I realize that this was one of the most influential interactions of my professional life. I had called Bill just to comment on an article that he had written. Little did I know that when I hung up the telephone, I was on the road to a long and fulfilling relationship with a world class corrections training organization... full story

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The Henderson Police Department is currently hiring for Corrections Officer. All testing through National Testing Network (NTN) must be completed by October 4, 2014. Department Overview: The Henderson Police Department is a nationally accredited agency dedicated to providing unparalleled service to the community we represent. We are one of the most technologically advanced agencies in the country. Our vision is to make Henderson the safest city in the country by providing premier police services through innovation and partnerships with our community...

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