Virginia State Police to hold recruitment open house Wednesday

Virginia State Police to hold recruitment open house Wednesday
(Source: Virginia State Police)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Virginia State Police are holding an open house Wednesday night in hopes of recruiting new troopers.

People will have the opportunity to hear from command staff, talk with recruiters, trainees, troopers and learn more about specialty units, like motorcycle and search and recovery teams.

Food will be provided by Mission BBQ

Details:

  • Virginia State Police Headquarters
  • 7700 Midlothian Turnpike
  • Wednesday, Nov. 14
  • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

There’s currently an especially high demand for female troopers - only 13.3 percent of law enforcement officers nationwide are female.

Did you know that only 13.3% of law enforcement officers nationwide are female? 😮 Our #LadiesOfLawEnforcement want you...

Posted by Virginia State Police on Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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