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City Police hiring

State law mandates civil service testing, a process that takes time

May 16, 2013

The Marietta Police Department will offer the first portion of its civil service examination Saturday in hopes of filling three patrolman positions that have been vacant for around four months....

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jasonmac

May-18-13 8:19 AM

Hmmm, do you think the gal there could had a foot chase for more than a block? Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers...may need to be added to their training.

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Tessie

May-17-13 12:43 PM

My question about psychological testing is a serious one. Does anyone know at what stage of the game testing is done on candidates?

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irisheyes

May-16-13 7:59 PM

Bullsh+ tt josh brown!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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BeRight

May-16-13 6:57 PM

Meters would help get more inconsiderate baboons to get ticketed

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ibekimmee

May-16-13 5:20 PM

Sadly, the pay is terrible for anyone in law enforcement, and they should implement a psych eval and substance abuse eval on candidates AND they should make the officers repeat the testing every so many years....I'm betting our police chief wouldn't pass the physical test if given it today...How can you lead if you yourself can't pass? I hate to say the phrase "just sayin'", but I'm just sayin'.

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BeRight

May-16-13 4:39 PM

It funny how no one wants those big bad meters but everyone wants the police to write tickets.

It is a shame that the biggest abusers of the 2 hour parking time are people who work downtown.

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armybrat

May-16-13 3:07 PM

How about some tickets on Putnam Street on cars that are parked there all day.

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MURPHY77

May-16-13 11:32 AM

At the 5th street entrance to the college there is a white suburban parking in two hour parking everyday all day! And the owner demeans the cops as being dumb....it's parked there everyday for two years.

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Tessie

May-16-13 10:53 AM

At what point during this process is psychological testing completed?

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WARRENMOM

May-16-13 8:46 AM

interesting photo....too bad it's not a picture of the dark green Ford Escape that parks daily...for the entire day... in front of the courthouse annex. find it very interesting how this man never gets tickets for violating when the 2hr park limit sign is right in front of his vehicle but other vehicles on the block gets tickets??? must know someone in the MPD. look @ the money the MPD would make to help pay for their officers.

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JoshBrown

May-16-13 8:03 AM

The pay isn't that great but the bribes are !

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