(DeForest) The Wisconsin State Patrol is recruiting those interested in a career in law enforcement. The Southwest Region DeForest Post which serves Dodge, Columbia, Green Lake, Dane, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock and Sauk Counties, is holding an outdoor open house on May 26th. Troopers and inspectors will be on hand sharing a rundown of the current hiring timeline, offering tips on how to prepare for a career wit the Wisconsin State Patrol and answering questions. Along with enforcing traffic and criminal laws, state patrol officers have the option of serving in specialty units. Officers that work in aerial enforcement, the K-9 unit, crash reconstruction, dignitary protection, honor guard, human trafficking, drug interdiction, special weapons, and tactics (SWAT) and commercial motor vehicle inspection will be present to discuss their jobs and answer questions. No law enforcement experience is required. The open house will run from 1pm to 7pm at 911 West North Street in DeForest.
Meet a Recruiter – Virtual Information Sessions: Every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. through July 6, 2021. Register to participate via Microsoft TEAMS (https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=HNHi9OT6O0W2wClkZjd5qhAigWM2DN9MmVR5gLg1vBNUNUtFRDRRSktRQkk2M0c2WlI2RlgyNEZGTS4u. Recruiters are also available for questions at each WSP post: https://wsp.wi.gov/Pages/Recruitment-Coordinator-Map.aspx. More information about careers with the Wisconsin State Patrol can be found on the WSP website. The State Patrol is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.