Goal Nine Accomplishments: Strengthen Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention

  • Widened the scope of job advertising in an effort to attract a larger applicant pool and increase the number of applicant diversity. 
  • Participated in various job fairs to encourage potential applicants to consider employment with the St. Anthony Police Department. 
  • Created a recruitment video, and distributed via our social media outlets, on the advantages and opportunities of working at the St. Anthony Police Department. 
  • Flattened the interview team to incorporate a range of officers with varying degrees of experience and perspectives. 
  • Incorporated an internet-based interview option in an effort to attract applicants from greater distances. 
  • Continued to allow officers the latitude to pursue personal career goals, which are in line with the department strategic plan, in an effort to increase the depth of breadth of our personnel, for career enrichment opportunities, and officer retention. 
  • Involved in a student mentorship program through Century College.  Officers mentored students to promote the success of diverse persons in law enforcement careers and attract them to our community as police officers.