With Ample Jobs, Cities Struggle to Lure Cop Applicants

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In a problem that reflects a national trend, Hartford, Conn., cites the robust economy and tarnished reputation of law enforcement in a dearth of applicants for police jobs there. Meanwhile, Baltimore is preparing to launch a campaign to attract a new generation of recruits--“millennial, local, minority, female"--to fill 90 officer vacancies . . .

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