Public Safety Cadets
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Madison WI recruits from PSC
Posted Mar 06 2020 9:53AM
At a time when those applying to be police officers is on the decline nationally, the MPD is bucking the trend. Numbers of applicants are up this year, with many indicating they are applying nowhere else. Some got in the MPD pipeline as teenage explorers, others as college interns. In this podcast Capt. Lori Chalecki, a former explorer and intern herself, talks about the department’s new Public Safety Cadet program, and how it is now helping bolster the MPD ranks. Acting Chief Vic Wahl, a former MPD intern, and MPD Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain, who coordinates the MPD’s internship program, join the conversation about what’s going right in recruitment.

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