There are numerous veteran recruitment websites available to law enforcement agencies that offer dependable information on hiring veterans. It is recommended that multiple sources be used.
Discover Policing- International Association Chiefs of Police
Discover Policing is a nationwide initiative to market the benefits of careers in law enforcement to a broad and diverse audience, including military service members transitioning from active duty. With a recruitment portal for law enforcement agencies to post job descriptions and view resumes, Discover Policing offers a true-to-life view of policing and provides an effective means for candidates and hiring agencies to connect. For more information, please visit Discover Policing at http://discoverpolicing.org/
VetSuccess- Department of Veteran Affairs
VetSuccess assists employers with information about workplace accommodations, best practices for employment success, and resources to hire veterans. It also provides employers an opportunity to post jobs targeting military veterans. The transition from military to civilian life can be both exciting and challenging. The goal of VetSuccess is to assist veterans in exploring the options available to them during this particular period of their lives in order to ensure their seamless transition from military to civilian life. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.vetsuccess.gov/home
Career One Stop Centers- Department of Labor
The Department of Labor Career One-Stop Centers, a partner of the American Job Center Network, offers the Gold Card to unemployed post-9/11 era veterans that include intensive one-on-one and follow-up employment services needed to succeed in today's job market. For more information about posting job descriptions and employer resources, please contact the One-Stop Career Centers at 1-877-US2-JOBS (1-877-872-5627) or visit their website at http://www.careeronestop.org/
Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) On-Line
Each year, the Army’s training program, the largest in the nation, produces skilled veterans who consistently demonstrate discipline, teamwork, leadership and dedication. These veterans want challenging work that recognizes the importance of competency and capitalizes on their abilities. There is no greater source of talent, and employers have free and easy access to resources to hire veterans. https://www.acap.army.mil/veterans-employer.aspx.htm
Department of Defense TurboTAP
The Department of Defense (DoD) Turbo Transition Assistance Program (TurboTAP) was developed to assist in the transition of military personnel and family members leaving the service. Returning to civilian life is an exciting time, but is also a complex undertaking. There are many steps to take, with questions to be answered. The DoD Transition Assistance Program is here to help. http://turbotap.org/register.tpp
Hero 2 Hired
Hero 2 Hired is a Yellow Ribbon-funded project helping Reserve Component service members to connect to and find jobs with military-friendly companies who are looking for employees with your training and skills. With H2H you get free, direct access to qualified candidates who already have background checks and security clearances, also helping reduce recruiting and hiring costs. https://h2h.jobs/employers
Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces
The Employer Partnership (EP) was created as a way to provide America’s employers with a direct link to some of America’s finest employees – Service members and their families. Through the partnership, Service members can leverage their military training and experience for career opportunities in today’s civilian job market with national, regional and local Employer Partners. https://www.employerpartnership.org/
Career FairsWhile there are many job search websites devoted to connecting military veterans with employment, organizations such the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes initiative and the Department of Veteran Affairs VA for Vets program host career fairs around the country. Whether you are looking to hire one or more positions, career fairs provide the opportunity to meet face to face with candidates and conduct on-the-spot interviews.