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Police Oral Board Interview Questions

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I know that Mark Rinaldo is the Chief of Police for the Avon Police Department.

-I know that the department consists of 35 regular Officers, two supernumerary officers, six civilian dispatchers, one administrative secretary, two full-time records clerks and one Chaplain.

-The Avon Police Department is proud to have been awarded national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Fairfax, Virginia, since 1993.

-I know that the Police Department which consists of 35 regular officers, gives service to about 17,684 residents who reside in Avon according (2011) data and consists of 22.6 square miles/ 14,454 acres.

-The Department philosophy is service to the community. We support D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), Police Cadets, and the Citizen Police Academy. The Department uses a Juvenile Review Board that offers an alternative to criminal courts by referring youthful offenders meeting certain criteria to the Board for remediation.

-The patrol division has a bike patrol unit and each patrol car is equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator. Each patrol officer is a medical response technician and all patrol sergeants are Emergency Medical Technicians.

-I also know that crime rates in Avon, compared to cities near Avon, are very low. Crime rates have varied year to year, but as of 2012, the crime rate in Avon was 57% which is higher than 2011 (46.4). I know that if given a chance to become a Police Officer for Avon, I will make a difference.