Law enforcement interview - Law Enforcement Interview

Law Enforcement Interview

Course Description:

You’ve worked hard on your education. You have the experience. Make your interview EPIC and land the job you deserve.

Our Instructors are seasoned Law Enforcement Executive Professionals with decades of experience. They are well versed in their fields of expertise and the interview process. Whether you are looking to pursue a career at the local, county, state or federal level, we have conducted thousands of Law Enforcement interviews and know what agencies are looking for in their candidates. Prepare for the interview with confidence and a comprehensive understanding of the process. Learn how to succeed from Retired and Current Chiefs of Police who are also Past Presidents of the County and State Chiefs Associations as well as a former Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Secret Service. Not only do we address every aspect of the interview, we go beyond that to include critically important aspects that can make or break your interview.

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*Course has Limited seating*



Length of Course:

3 Hours

What to bring :

Pen and Paper

Topics Covered:

The job market for Law Enforcement is very competitive.  Whether you are looking to pursue a career at the local, county, state or federal level, you will learn the interview process.  We will cover every aspect of the interview starting with how to market yourself and become a desirable candidate.  Then we will talk about your first impression, the interview process and the conclusion so you leave a lasting impression.  Learn what your body language projects but also learn how to read the person conducting the interview’s body language.  Each interview is different, prepare yourself accordingly, be ready and confident for the next one.

Instructor Bios:

John Finkle is the President and C.E.O. of Employment Preparation & Interview Consultants.  He served 26 years as a Police Officer with the Borough of Kinnelon.   John was promoted to Sergeant after only 3 years, then 9 years later skipped the rank of Lieutenant going to the rank of Captain.  The last 12 years of his career he was appointed Chief of Police.  He began interviewing  candidates for employment but became a key member of the Alternate Route Interview panel for the Morris County Public Safety Academy in 2003.  He has also served on the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Examination Committee for the past 8 years.  He has conducted thousands of interviews for Law Enforcement candidates and non-Law Enforcement candidates. He has also instructed companies on the interview and hiring best practices.  He attended William Paterson College for Accounting before beginning his Law Enforcement career.  He has an Associate’s degree from County College of Morris, graduating with Honors.  During his career, he was a P.T.C. Instructor teaching Patrol Concepts, Methods of Instruction, Title 39, Use of Force, A.T.R.A. and Criminal law.  He was also a Firearms Range Master, a Certified Public Manager and received certifications from FBI LEEDS and WestPoint Command & Leadership.  He is a past President and member of the Morris County Chiefs of Police Association, the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.