image description

Pittsfield Police Hosting Expo on Law Enforcement Careers

Staff ReportsPrint Story | Email Story
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Want to fight crime? Because the Pittsfield Police Department is looking for candidates to join the force.
 
The department is holding a recruitment expo on Tuesday at Taconic High School to answer questions and demonstrate equipment for those who may be thinking of entering the profession. The expo is being held in anticipation of the next Civil Service test for police officers.
 
The department has been hiring over the last few years as it looks to expand its ranks. The last test was done in 2017 and to get more candidates the department has suspended its residency requirement. 
 
The written examination to become an officer is administered by the Massachusetts Human Resources Division and is being held on Saturday, March 23. The deadline for registering for the exam, which costs $100, is Feb. 5.  Candidates must be at least 19 years of age on or before March 23 to be eligible to take the exam, yet must reach age 21 to be appointed.
 
Tuesday's expo will also provide potential recruits with information on the application, hiring, and training process. Representatives from various specialty units will be on hand.
 
The demonstrations begin at 4 p.m. followed by a presentation at 6 on the hiring and training process.

Tags: Pittsfield Police,   

Support Local News

We show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.

How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.

0 Comments
iBerkshires.com welcomes critical, respectful dialogue; please keep comments focused on the issues and not on personalities. Profanity, obscenity, racist language and harassment are not allowed. iBerkshires reserves the right to ban commenters or remove commenting on any article at any time. Concerns may be sent to info@iberkshires.com.

Recent Stories

<MORE>