Permanent Residents as Police Officers?
Angie F. Chermanz Monroy: GALEO Intern
August 3, 2018
During the past years, police departments across the state of Georgia have been affected by a shortage of applicants who want to become officers. Additionally, the recent incidents with the police enforcement has hurt recruitment tremendously because it has caused a decrease of trust towards police officers mainly from the minority community 1. All of this has caused a shortage in the pool for qualified applicants and more so when one of the requirements to become an officer, is to be a citizen. So, what can we do to increase the pool for qualified officers without decreasing the quality and expectations?Read more ...