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Police Departments in rural areas struggle to recruit officers

“Rural police struggle to recruit amid poor pay and public perception”

  • Editor’s note: “The City of Yelm is seeking applications from ‘Lateral Police Officer Candidates’ to fill future vacancies and openings,” quoting the Human Resources Dept. Read more

“Attracting recruits to work for rural police departments is getting increasingly difficult, especially as most new law enforcement officers are choosing to work in urban areas, which tend to pay better and be better staffed.”

“The federal government now considers these problems so bad that it has been getting involved,” by Shako Liu and Phil McCausland, NBC News. Read more

Posted by Steve on November 18, 2019 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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