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Ever consider becoming a police officer? Find out more May 22 & 23

May 20, 2019 – FYI, News

If you’ve ever considered becoming a police officer, join Juneau Police Department this Wednesday and Thursday. JPD is offering two opportunities to help community members explore if a career in police work is the right fit: Learn about the police officer selection process on May 22, and take a trial physical fitness test on May 23.

The Test Prep Open House on Wednesday, May 22 is at 6 p.m. at the JPD station, 6255 Alaway Avenue in Lemon Creek. JPD staff will be on hand to answer questions and discuss the police officer selection process and what being a police officer is like.

The Test Prep Physical Fitness on Thursday, May 23 is at 7 p.m. at the Dimond Park Field House, 2961 Riverside Drive. Physical test components include a 300-meter sprint, vertical jump, pushups, sit ups, and a 1.5 mile run. Come prepared in gym clothing and running shoes. Bring a water bottle, and music and headphones for the run if preferred.

For more information, contact JPD Deputy Chief David Campbell at 500-0630 or DSCampbell@juneaupolice.com, or go to JoinJPD.com.