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11 Cards in this Set

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How many residents does Fairfax have?
About 7,500.
Why do you want to work for this department?
I'm interested in serving with a small department with a community I can connect with. I also value the personal relationships that develop from a small department.
What did you do to prepare for this interview?
- Town counsil meeting.
- Ridealong with Officer Sutherland.
- Researched online.
Why do you want to be a police officer?
- A respect for the law fostered by my father, a park ranger.
- I want to contribute to citizens feeling safe in their community.
- I want to take the guilty to jail
What do you know about the town of Fairfax?
London / Paris / Fairfax...uniqueness. Birthpace of mountain bike. 3 live music clubs, 2.2 square miles, has about 3,500 households
Tell us about yourself.
Employment / volunteer work (public contact), academy, education.
What are three traits a police officer should have?
- Integrity
- Empathy (understanding)
- Critical thinking
What is your most positive trait?
What are some of your strengths?
- Not easily excited; calm demeanor.
- Personable, grounded, empathetic to others, reliable, diplomatic.
- Detail-oriented, thorough.
What are some of your weaknesses?
- Assertiveness is a work in progress / being able to state authority have improved via academy.
- Lack of life experience
- Being human; going to make mistakes.
What do you know about the department?
Problem solving and community involvement. Led by Chief Ken Hughes.