Lynchburg Police Department to host first-ever virtual recruiting fair on Aug. 31


LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – As the coronavirus pandemic continues to change the employment environment, the Lynchburg Police Department announced plans to host its first-ever virtual recruiting event at the end of August.

The department says the virtual event will include a Q&A session with staff from the Personnel and Recruiting (P&R) Unit — who will also be available to answer individual questions in private Zoom meetings — as well as a presentation and details on how to become an officer.

For more information about the event, check out the video below featuring Officer Allen Kittrell: 

“The LPD remains dedicated to hiring the most qualified, diverse candidates to partner with and protect our great city,” the Lynchburg Police Department stated in a news release on Thursday, Aug. 13. “With the current COVID pandemic, we are seeking innovative ways to connect with potential police recruits.”

The Lynchburg Police Department’s virtual hiring fair is set to take place via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 31, and you can join the event by clicking this link.

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