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widener462
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Philadelphia PD Office

Postby widener462 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:29 pm

I have an interview at the PD office in Philly next week. I've been reading up on what to expect from a PD interview in general, I was hoping somebody would have some specific advice for Philadelphia.

Good luck to anyone else also applying, I hear they are hiring 10 APD.

84weeks
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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby 84weeks » Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:46 pm

When/how did they contact you for an interview?

widener462
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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby widener462 » Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:22 pm

Through email, they asked me to call and set up an interview time. It's a panel interview.

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby 84weeks » Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:58 pm

Thanks for sharing and good luck with your interview. <runs off to check the spam filter on school e-mail account>

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby bean1234 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:29 pm

Has anyone else heard? After I had a screener a while ago I was told nothing would happen til January.

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby robin600 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:42 am

How crucial are Philly ties for Philly PD? I have ties to nowhere, grew up in BFE.

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby widener462 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:59 am

I'm from BFE too, but I have worked in Philly for over a year now.

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby robin600 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:16 pm

widener462 wrote:I'm from BFE too, but I have worked in Philly for over a year now.

As a pd or something else?

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby widener462 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:55 pm

robin600 wrote:
widener462 wrote:I'm from BFE too, but I have worked in Philly for over a year now.

As a pd or something else?


No, working in the court system.....not even as an attorney

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby widener462 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:48 pm

What's a better topic for a writing sample at the PD's office?

1. A paper on Death Qualified juries
2. An appellate brief on the constitutionality of Megan's Law

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Mon Dec 17, 2012 4:53 pm

I would say the appellate brief, because it's closer to something you might have to do in practice.

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby widener462 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:04 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:I would say the appellate brief, because it's closer to something you might have to do in practice.


That's what I was thinking, but the other sample is higher quality, I think.

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby hopin10 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:09 pm

widener462 wrote:I have an interview at the PD office in Philly next week. I've been reading up on what to expect from a PD interview in general, I was hoping somebody would have some specific advice for Philadelphia.

Good luck to anyone else also applying, I hear they are hiring 10 APD.


When did you get the e-mail from Philly?

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby widener462 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:14 pm

hopin10 wrote:
When did you get the e-mail from Philly?


About a month ago.

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Re: Philadelphia PD Office

Postby 84weeks » Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:57 am

Anyone else heard from them about post-3L work?




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