The Springfield Police Department hosts informational seminars for anyone interested in becoming a police officer with the SPD.
The seminars are held at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center, 2620 W. Battlefield. The next session will be at 6 p.m. on Aug. 7, 2017. Registration is not necessary.
Attendees will learn about the entire testing process which includes the physical agility test, written examination, oral interview, background investigation and post-offer exam. Attendance at this seminar is not mandatory for future applicants, but the information provided may prove to be helpful to them during the testing process.
The SPD also offers quarterly virtual Q&A sessions using Facebook Live with Officer Brandon Keene, resource management officer. This technology allows the department to broadcast live video to any users in the world while also allowing followers to type in comments or questions during the broadcast. SPD can be found on Facebook at Springfield, MO Police Department. Check back for updates to find out about the next virtual Q&A session with Officer Keene.