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Hilliard Police to Host Career Day

Posted November 29, 2018 in Police by Andrea Litchfield

Do you think you have what it takes to serve as a police officer with the Hilliard Division of Police? Are you an individual who exemplifies the Core Values of integrity, commitment, cooperation and professionalism?

Learn more about working at HPD at the agency’s Career Day. The event takes place Saturday, January 12, 2019 starting at 9a.m. at the Safety Services Building, 5171 Northwest Parkway, Hilliard.

HPD is seeking the best and brightest to serve the growing communities of the City of Hilliard and Norwich Township. Any individual interested in becoming a police officer is encouraged to attend this free event.

Guests will learn about the many diverse opportunities available to those who serve with the Hilliard Division of Police. Career Day will spotlight many of the functions of the agency, including the Crash Investigation Team, School Resource Officers, Motorcycle Unit, Honor Guard and Bicycle Unit. Additionally, on display will be police cruisers and the department’s Command Vehicle, as well as the various uniforms worn by members of the HPD.

Attendees will be invited to participate in a 90-minute tour of the Division’s impressive facility, which includes a shooting range and training facility in the basement. Those who are interested in applying for a position may learn more about the Division’s hiring process directly from one of the Division’s background investigators. Chief Robert Fisher and other members of the administration will also be on hand to speak to potential candidates and answer questions on agency standards.

Hilliard police officers will work to enhance residents’ quality of life by working cooperatively with the public to prevent crime, preserve the peace, enforce the law with respect to the constitutional rights of all citizens, reduce fear and provide a safe community environment. The salary and benefit package are exceptional, and reflect the City’s commitment to hiring quality individuals.

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Started in 1957 as a special police force to serve the growing village of Hilliard, the Division of Police has developed into an organization with a strength of 60 police officers and 14 support team members. HPD serves the City of Hilliard and Norwich Township, providing policing and community safety services to a geographical area of approximately 17 square miles and 38,000 residents. For more information, visit their page or find the agency on and .


The original Hilliard area was platted in 1853 after John Reed Hilliard purchased 10 acres of land in western Franklin County. The City of Hilliard has since blossomed into a vibrant and diverse community that is transforming into a more connected and urban city that offers a range of housing types, sizes and prices to ensure that the area meets the needs of all ages, income levels and cultures. Old Hilliard continues to attract residents with museums, parks, outdoor performances, monuments, farmers’ markets, festivals, parades and popular restaurants. Businesses share the common mission of embracing the past while welcoming the future, and will move Hilliard forward on its journey toward a more modern lifestyle that still embraces the Hilliard spirit of “Real People. Real Possibilities.