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Mississippi police departments looking for qualified applicants

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A couple Mississippi police departments are searching for qualified applicants to join their team.

The Hattiesburg and Biloxi police departments have encouraged qualified people to apply for positions within the departments. HPD has started an "Our story, your opportunity" Facebook video campaign to recruit potential new law enforcement officers.  

If you are interested in joining the Hattiesburg Police Department 2018 training academy, you can apply at hattiesburgms.com.

The Biloxi Police Dept. is also searching for applicants, according to a City of Biloxi press release. The department is looking to fill about a dozen vacancies, including entry level and experienced positions. 

“We are looking for individuals that possess dedication, loyalty and honesty as foremost qualities,” Police Chief John Miller said.  “We believe ourselves to be one of the top agencies in the state and want people of that caliber.”

Interested applicants can find out more information on the City of Biloxi website.

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