Recruiting Officer Blake Byford
Training and Recruiting Unit Staff Assist with Background Investigations and On Boarding
NEW APPROACHES TO RECRUITING
What we are doing:
The Recruiting Unit is engaged in the following activities:
- Participation in local job fairs to actively recruit viable candidates.
- Work with the New Mexico Law Enforcement Training Academy on pre-Academy training required for basic police cadets.
- Calling applicants prior to testing dates to encourage participation.
- Giving failing candidates remedial tips and working with them to overcome shortfalls, call backs and sincerity in assistance.
- Maintaining a positive and friendly recruiting atmosphere with professional appearance and demeanor.
The Training and Recruiting Unit attends career days and participates in several job fairs such as:
- Kirtland Air Force Base Job Fair, Albuquerque
- Metro Teen Court Family Day, Albuquerque
- Military Job Fair for National Guard, Santa Fe and Albuquerque
- Pancakes on the Plaza, Santa Fe
- Public Safety Day, Santa Fe
- National Night Out, Santa Fe
- Heroes Hiring Heroes, Albuquerque
- NM State Fair Law Enforcement Day, Albuquerque
- University of Phoenix Career Day, Bernalillo
- Santa Fe Community College Career, Santa Fe
- Santa Fe Fiesta
Crisis Negotiation Team
Bike Patrol Team
Emergency Response Team
SFPD is the official recruiting website for the City of Santa Fe Police Department.