The Personnel, Recruiting and Training (PR&T) Unit is responsible for the recruitment and hiring of sworn and professional support staff for the Richmond Police Department. In partnership with City of Richmond Human Resources, PR&T administers each step of the hiring process for future employees of the Richmond Police Department.
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The PR&T Unit is also responsible for various administrative functions within the police department, including the development of training plans to provide continuous and quality training, procurement of equipment to ensure the safety and preparedness of RPD staff, and compliance maintenance with the California Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST). Additionally, the unit is involved with management of the RPD budget as it relates to the writing, review, and maintenance of relevant contracts and grants.
Personnel, Recruiting and Training Manager Lieutenant E. Smith 510-621-1204 Monday - Thursday, 0700 - 1700 Email
Personnel, Recruiting and Training Supervisor Sergeant D. Reina 510-621-1267 Monday - Thursday, 0600 - 1600 Email
Personnel, Recruiting, and Training Officers
Officer G. Lewis 510-620-6682 Monday - Thursday, 0800 - 1800 Email