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2 weeks ago  ·  

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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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It's time to "Fight For Your Rights"! Jeff Portko is on the air right now, taking your calls at 616-248-9947 (248-WYGR). ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

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

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2 months ago  ·  

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

3 months ago  ·  

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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

4 months ago  ·  

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Some of the GRandJazzFest and WYGR Radio team doing some planning for this year's fest at Linc Up Soul Food Cafe!

4 months ago  ·  

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4 months ago  ·  

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Grand Opening!

April 10, 2017, 11:00am - April 10, 2017, 2:00pm

Come out to celebrate the opening of Mosley School of Cosmetology! Mosley will be the only cosmetology school in the Greater Grand Rapids area owned and operated by an African American. We will be having a raffle for a gift basket and some refreshments! There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30am. Come get more information about enrollment. We are accepting enrollment now call 616-803-0148 for an appointment with an enrollment specialist!

5 months ago  ·  

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TODAY IS THE DAY! Marsha Ambrosius & Eric Benét The M.E. Tour - April 2nd 2017! The Kalamazoo State Theatre is the place to be! Tickets are still available online, click the link>>> [bit.ly/2k40nwn] or purchase at KST box office (269) 345-6500 Meet and greet packages available, for more info click here [bit.ly/MEtour-Info] #realrnb #livebands

5 months ago  ·  

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Marsha Ambrosius & Eric Benét The M.E. Tour - April 2nd 2017 at the Kalamazoo State Theatre! Great seats priced at $40! Use passcode: ME40 to get discounted tickets. Click the link>>> [bit.ly/2k40nwn] or purchase at KST box office (269) 345-6500 Click here for tour info [bit.ly/MEtour-Info] *Live bands with both acts*

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