Labor Connect is tackling national police officer shortages with “Connect Blue” virtual hiring events for state police departments

MARTINSBURG, W.Va., May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Did you know that thousands of police officers left law enforcement careers in 2021? Unfortunately, this alarming trend is leaving many jurisdictions understaffed, and a giant in the recruitment industry is stemming the tide. Presentation: Labor Connect’s Connect Blue initiative. This inventive outreach measure connects potential candidates to openings in districts across the country. Connect Blue’s 2-day virtual events attract potential candidates from this state with an intensive marketing campaign targeting talent on popular hiring platforms such as Indeed, Ziprecruiter,, LinkedIn, and Eventbrite .com. The marketing of each virtual event is limited to the region. Connect Blue kicks off by hosting a series of virtual hiring events specifically for state police departments. Labor Connects’ goal is to host a virtual hiring event for the State Police Department in all 50 states by early 2023.

Labor Connect is a one-stop-shop for networking and personalized talent search. Labor Connect’s recruitment specialists have only one goal in mind: to match selected job seekers with their ideal candidate. The company, founded in 2019, takes a proactive approach to this competitive job market. The brainchild of the problem solver Jonathan WorkerLabor Connect, is a leading recruitment technology company.

The Labor Connect team knows the need for professional law enforcement officers is never greater than it is today, with states reporting an 18% increase in quits amid recent national tensions. Others have an alarming rate of retirements, with some agencies reporting a 45% increase in recent years. With Labor Connect’s intensive recruiting practices, successful virtual events attract the perfect candidates to hire. Labor Connect professionals are available throughout the year to connect seasoned legal professionals and new cadets to openings. Mountain State agencies in evergreen state use Labor Connect to fill their vacancies.

The high-profile Connect Blue virtual recruitment events will take place in the following cities:

  • July 19West Virginia State Police Virtual Hiring Event
  • August 2ndMichigan State Police Virtual Hiring Event
  • August 16Pennsylvania State Police Virtual Hiring Event
  • September 6washington state Virtual Police Hiring Event

If you are a member of one of the state police departments mentioned above and would like to participate, log on to or contact Jonathan Worker858-877-9929, [email protected]

If you’re in law enforcement, but not a state police department, Connect Blue can still help. Our services are designed to help boost recruitment for any law enforcement agency.

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SOURCE Labor Connect

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