Boise PD hopes to hire 15 new officers in 2013

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Need a job? Boise Police said Tuesday that it's hoping to hire about 15 new officers this year.

It's the first time since 2009 the department is testing for entry level, non-certified officer candidates. The new hires will fill positions open due to retirements. | APPLY NOW

"BPD is a department where officers choose to spend their entire career. It's both an exciting and rewarding place to work," said Boise Police Deputy Chief William Bones. "The Boise Police Department and the City of Boise offer an excellent career opportunity for those interested in making a positive difference in the community where they live and want to raise their families."

The Boise Police Department is made up of approximately 400 employees, 312 sworn police officers and a civilian support staff of 80.