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African American Arts and Music Festival

September 22, 2017, 6:00pm - September 24, 2017, 5:00pm

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Grand Rapids is Hiring Police Recruits and Police Officers Grand Rapids, MI (July 12, 2017, 8:15 am) Applications for Police Recruits and Police Officer positions due July 25 The City of Grand Rapids is looking for quality individuals interested in joining its team of law enforcement professionals. Two positions are currently posted for hire: · Police Recruit positions (which do not require any formal law enforcement training) - hire date: April 30, 2018, and · Police Officer positions (which require that an applicant already possess the certification or be certifiable) - hire date: December 18, 2017. Applications are now available for both positions at: grcity.us/human-resources. The application deadline for both Police Recruit and Police Officer positions is Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Grand Rapids Police Department personnel strive to deliver professional, progressive and responsive services to our community. Police Recruit candidates will be hired by the City of Grand Rapids and sponsored to attend the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Police Academy which begins on April 30, 2018. Police Recruits who are sponsored to attend the GVSU Academy will be paid as a police recruit, and will receive all the benefits provided by the City, while attending the police academy. Upon successful completion of the police academy, recruits will return to the Grand Rapids Police Department for additional training and will be sworn in as police officers. “By hiring for both positions, the recruitment processes will allow the Grand Rapids Police Department to maintain our current staffing level and also address our future succession needs., Police Chief David Rahinsky said. “Retirements of current personnel continue to present an opportunity to hire new law enforcement representatives who will strengthen the department’s future. We are committed to hiring qualified professional candidates who share our passion for public service, integrity and honor. If you meet the minimum qualifications outlined in each of the job descriptions and are interested in serving and protecting our community, we are interested in you.” This application process is open to everyone, including: · Individuals who have no formal training in law enforcement but who is willing to serve our community – please apply for the Police Recruit job · For anyone who is currently certified as a Police Officer or is already certifiable as one, please apply for the Police Officer position · Graduates of an MCOLES (Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards) police academy All applicants must pass the civil service exam and meet all MCOLES minimum licensing requirements: · Must not be less than 18 years of age · Possess US Citizenship · Possess a high school diploma or GED · Possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License · No Felony crimes (see MCOLES website for additional disqualifying criminal history information) · Good Moral Character · Pass a comprehensive background investigation · Pass MCOLES Reading, Writing, and Physical Fitness examinations · Pass MCOLES Psychological Evaluation · Pass MCOLES Medical Evaluation and Drug Screening · Pass the City of Grand Rapids Civil Service Exam · Pass an oral board interview Please visit the MCOLES website at www.mi.gov/mcoles for additional information about its minimum licensing standards. If you have questions about this recruiting process, please call the GRPD Training Unit, at (616) 456-3301, or email us at GRPDrecruiting@grcity.us ###

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R Kelly is coming to Soaring Eagle in August - get your tickets now!

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Happy Monday - Robert S is LIVE on "The Pulse of the City"!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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It's time to " Fight For Your Rights"! Attorney Jeffrey R. Portko is live in the studio, waiting to hear from you - give us a call at 616-248-9947 (248-WYGR). We're here until 12 noon. ... See MoreSee Less

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