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    Quote Originally Posted by IFDFFENG20 View Post
    The aerial climb will be offered to a smaller group of qualified CPAT passing candidates. Probably only a few more than they intend to hire. Or they might do enough for two classes plus a few extras just to get it over with. I don't have actual numbers of those not showing up for the CPAT but every time I talked to someone involved I was suprised that "X" number of people out of "X" number scheduled just didn't show up.
    Thanks for the update! Any idea when this may be? Have they requested to hire X amount of guys? Thanks again for updating us and it sounds as if the guys/gals that stayed the course, worked hard and passed have a better shot now! Congratulations to those of us.
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    There was not quite the amount of no-shows as I thought. 216 out of 251 actually took the CPAT. Some of the no shows were people who passed during the practice session, thus they didn't have to show up for their assigned times. Not sure when aerial climb will take place.

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    I have heard the Mayor vetoed the budget for the recruit class.

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    I wonder how many of the 216 that took the CPAT, passed.

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    "A third veto nixed the councilís creation of a fund that would pay for police and fire recruits next year."

    http://www.indystar.com/viewart/2012...f-Indy-council

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prowland247 View Post
    "A third veto nixed the councilís creation of a fund that would pay for police and fire recruits next year."

    http://www.indystar.com/viewart/2012...f-Indy-council
    Bummer, sorry to hear that guys.

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    The way I understood this is that they wanted to set up a fund for the future... There was not any actual money cut. I don't think this means that it is a no go for the recruit classes just that the money will come from another place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prowland247 View Post
    The way I understood this is that they wanted to set up a fund for the future... There was not any actual money cut. I don't think this means that it is a no go for the recruit classes just that the money will come from another place.
    No the cities budget is pretty short this year. This process will be good for three years though

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    Is the SAFER grant request still pending or has it officially been rejected?

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    This is very discouraging... IFDFFENG20 do you have any insight on this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by USMC Grunt View Post
    This is very discouraging... IFDFFENG20 do you have any insight on this?
    SAFER grant is still pending. Don't be discouraged this is a bump in the road. We are in the midst of a retirement period now, with about 35 gone or soon to be. When the council and the mayor get something worked out resolving some budget issues things should clear up. Right now politics are being played. We will need to hire at some point soon unless they close a bunch of apparatus, which has not been discussed. I don't want to speculate on a time frame but just hold tight for a bit. I will update when more is known.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IFDFFENG20 View Post
    SAFER grant is still pending. Don't be discouraged this is a bump in the road. We are in the midst of a retirement period now, with about 35 gone or soon to be. When the council and the mayor get something worked out resolving some budget issues things should clear up. Right now politics are being played. We will need to hire at some point soon unless they close a bunch of apparatus, which has not been discussed. I don't want to speculate on a time frame but just hold tight for a bit. I will update when more is known.
    Thank you for your constant update.

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    Thanks for the updates IFDFFENG20!

    What is everyone doing to prepare for recruit school?

    I have been doing a mix of p90x, running, weight vest training, and crossfit. It is working pretty good so far.

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    Ranking has been completed and top scorers will be notifed for fingerprints and backround checks at some point in the near future. I'm not sure how far they will go down the list. If you are not called, don't give up. Some people might not make it through the backround checks or will choose not to continue. Also, if there is a second class at some point they will continue down the list and select more people to go through this part of the process.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prowland247 View Post
    Thanks for the updates IFDFFENG20!

    What is everyone doing to prepare for recruit school?

    I have been doing a mix of p90x, running, weight vest training, and crossfit. It is working pretty good so far.
    Crossfit was used a lot for the last recruit class. It was still a pretty new concept 6 years ago but more and more of our members have picked it up. Public Safety has a Crossfit gym at the police academy we can use for free. It is run by IMPD and IFD members.

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    Did they already do aerial climb and I just didn't hear or did they do away with that portion or postpone it till after backgrounds? Thanks IFD for your updates. Every time my phone makes a noise I get excited!

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    Got the email today to get fingerprinted next week! You would not believe my excitement right now! Good luck everyone!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prowland247 View Post
    Got the email today to get fingerprinted next week! You would not believe my excitement right now! Good luck everyone!
    Congratulations to you. I didn't receive one Ill continue to hold out hope though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BearDown104 View Post
    Congratulations to you. I didn't receive one Ill continue to hold out hope though!
    Nothing here, either. Maybe our e-mail is just slower than his!?!?! ;-)

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