The Recruiting Division manages all aspects of the hiring process for classified personnel. It recruits applicants, conducts background investigations, and makes recommendations to the Chief of Police regarding the suitability of applicants. The division is organized into the following units:
Recruiting Events, which works to attract potential police applicants by attending career fairs and making classroom presentations in colleges and on military bases;
Recruiting Intake, which processes applicants through the initial application steps;
Recruiting Administration, which handles all administrative functions for the division;
Recruiting Investigative, which handles background investigations of applicants and liaisons with other department divisions and other city departments to efficiently process applicants, as well as generates an employment recommendation for the Chief of Police for each applicant; and
Polygraph Services, which administers pre-employment screening exams to applicants.