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Aliquippa PA 15001
City of Aliquippa is taking applications for Police Officer
Qualified persons are invited to apply to the City of Aliquippa Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as Police Officer in the City of Aliquippa Police Department. An application form may be obtained beginning January 15, 2013 at the City Building, 581 Franklin Avenue, between the hours of 8:00AM and 4:00PM, Monday through Friday. Completed applications must be returned by 4:00PM, February 8, 2013 with a $50.00 nonrefundable application fee payable to the City of Aliquippa.
REQUIREMENTS: The applicant MUST be a military veteran, who has served on active duty at any time in the armed forces for a period of more than 180 consecutive days, any part of which occurred on or after September 11, 2001, and who has been discharged or released from active duty in the armed forces under honorable conditions. Applicants are required to have completed Act 120 prior to submitting the application, have a high school diploma or GED, be a minimum of 18 years of age, hold a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, be a U.S. Citizen and be physically and mentally fit to perform duties of a police officer. Successful applicants must meet all other Civil Service requirements.
Applicants will be notified of the date and location of the exam.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Aliquippa Police Department works together with the community and other city offices to make law enforcement a positive influence in the community.
The Police Department goes to one root cause of youth delinquency: boredom. Programs encourage young people to leave the street corner and participate in group activities offered by the Weed and Seed and Summer Recreational programs.
Among them is "Fun Night," a once-a-month sleep-in behind locked doors at The Church in the Round. Activities include story-telling, computer operation and other social interaction.
"Camp Fair Chance" operated by Assistant Police Chief Andre Davis that includes field trips to nearby Pittsburgh Pirates games Pittsburgh Science Center and the Allegheny County Wave Pool in North Park in August.
The nationally acclaimed D.A.R.E. program is run in cooperation with Aliquippa School District by Sergeant Doug Edgell.
Its Abandoned Vehicle Removal Program. Officers are given overtime pay during off-duty hours to identify abandoned vehicles. They post a "ticket" on a vehicle, warning that it will be towed within five days if it is not removed from public property. As a result, the program has resulted in removal of more than 200 abandoned cars a year in the three years the program has been in effect.