Biweekly Highlights: BPD improves engagement with applicants, i-team delivers customer service training, and i-team design strategist one of world’s 100 most influential young people in government
  NEOGOV , the city’s web-based hiring platform will replace BPD’s current applicant tracking system implemented in Lotus Approach (shown above), an outdated piece of software that does not provide visibility into the selection process.

NEOGOV, the city’s web-based hiring platform will replace BPD’s current applicant tracking system implemented in Lotus Approach (shown above), an outdated piece of software that does not provide visibility into the selection process.

Some highlights from the last two weeks:

  • BPD using platform to improve engagement with applicants.

  • i-team delivers customer service training for new BPD recruitment concierges.

  • i-team design strategist makes list for world’s 100 most influential young people in government.

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Biweekly Highlights: Feedback on BPD pilot panel interview positive, i-team and MICA collaborate, and i-team welcomes fellows
 Community members, human resource professional, and BPD officers interview a BPD Academy Trainee.

Community members, human resource professional, and BPD officers interview a BPD Academy Trainee.

Some highlights from the last two weeks:

  • Initial feedback on BPD pilot panel interview positive.

  • i-team and MICA collaborate on housing research and design.

  • i-team welcomes MICA and Baltimore Corps Fellows.

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Biweekly Highlights: The Cadet Program becomes a state apprenticeship and more
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Some highlights from the last two weeks:

  • With help from the i-team, the BPD saw their cadet program become a state-accredited apprenticeship program this week.
  • Mayor Pugh and Police Commissioner Tuggle both stopped by the Police Fitness Bootcamp to provide words of encouragement to participants.
  • The i-team recently presented a draft service blueprint and new staffing structure to the BPD Recruitment Unit.

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Biweekly Highlights: BPD launches a fitness bootcamp pilot and more
  Participants at the launch of the BPD's Fitness Bootcamp

Participants at the launch of the BPD's Fitness Bootcamp

 

Some highlights from the last two weeks:

  • The BPD launched their online job application through the Department of Human Resource's NEOGOV system.
  • The 4-week Fitness Bootcamp pilot to help applicants get in shape for the physical agility test launched.
  • Meet the newest members of the i-team.

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Biweekly Highlights: The BPD & the i-team talk recruitment and hiring at the Reverberations Conference and more
  The panel  at the Reverberations Conference

The panel at the Reverberations Conference

 

Some highlights from the last two weeks:

  • Members of the i-team, the BPD Recruitment Unit, and Ray Kelly, CEO of No Boundaries Coalition, spoke about police recruitment and hiring on a panel at the National Reverberations Community Design Conference.
  • The BPD is seeing signs of success after implementing new marginal standards for the physical agility test.

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Biweekly Highlights: Prototyping an idea with community members in West Baltimore and more
  A West Baltimore resident's prototype of officers showing up to someone's house to nominate them to be a police officer

A West Baltimore resident's prototype of officers showing up to someone's house to nominate them to be a police officer

 

Some highlights from the last two weeks:

  • The i-team hosted a design prototyping workshop at No Boundaries Coalition in Central West Baltimore. Participants developed low fidelity prototypes for the idea to create a community nominations campaign.
  • Director Dan Hymowitz updates City Council on our work at a budget hearing
  • Our ideas are put through rigorous evaluation and prioritization exercises

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