Black Shield Police Association to host Public Safety Minority Recruitment Fair

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policeCLEVELAND– A minority police group is leading a drive to help get more African-Americans working on the Cleveland Police, Fire, and EMS forces.

The Black Shield Police Association is hosting a Public Safety Minority Recruitment Fair.

It’ll be this Saturday, Oct. 3, at the main campus of Tri-C from noon-3 p.m. It’s aimed at people between 17-37 years old.

Organizers say anyone interested can sign up for help in taking civil service exams for the forces, therefore, improving the chances of getting hired.

Flyers say the event will be held in conjunction with the office of US Senator Sherrod Brown along with a pastors group and a minority firefighters group called the Vanguards.

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