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Hamilton police chief says new education requirements won’t impact officer quality

April 28, 2023  By Cara Nickerson, CBC News

Apr. 27, 2023, Hamilton, Ont. – Hamilton police chief Frank Bergen says a provincial change to education requirements for officers would not impact the quality of the city’s force. Earlier this week, the Ontario government said it would be introducing new measures to boost lagging police recruitment numbers, including eliminating the post-secondary education requirement to be hired as an officer. | READ MORE

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