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Posted on: February 14, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Women in Blue Police Camp

Eugene Police Department has a new, free course specially designed to help women interested in law enforcement careers with EPD.

Eugene Police Women in Blue is one of the department’s strategic goals to recruit, retain and develop a highly capable and professional work force. The Women in Blue Campaign is a seven-week course designed to maximize the opportunity for qualified applicants who have the interest, aptitude and personal measure to be a successful Eugene Police Department law enforcement professional. This recruitment campaign will be offered to 15 to 20 qualified female applicants, age 20 and above.

The course will give the participants an opportunity to experience several facets of the profession in a highly energetic, empowering event designed to build character and leadership skills as well as instill confidence in the participants in their ability and aptitude to be successful in the field of law enforcement. The course is also designed to assist in areas of the application process for Eugene police officer.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 1, 2013 at 5 p.m.

The free course will be held April 2 through May 18, 2013, on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Eugene Police and Fire Training Center, 1705 West 2nd Avenue, Eugene

To apply: Contact Officer Cheryl Joyner (541) 682-2753 for details.

Topics included in the sessions –

? Defensive Tactics
? Firearms
? Emergency Vehicle Operations
? Reality Based Scenario Training
? Special Weapons and Tactics Presentation
? Explosive Device Unit Presentation
? Crime Scene Investigations and scenarios
? ROPES –Outdoor Challenge Course
? Oral Interview Presentation and Practice Sessions
? Police Physical Agility Testing Practice and an Individualized Fitness Program
? Eugene Police Department Ride-Alongs

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