Blue Line

Here’s why police are struggling to recruit new officers — and why some still want to wear a badge

March 28, 2023  By Bobby Hristova, CBC News

Mar. 28, 2023, Hamilton, Ont. – In Hamilton, police say 1,900 people applied to the service in 2020 but two years later, in 2022, just over 1,000 applied. The drop is causing concern over the quality of applicants and the ability to fill positions when officers retire or go on leave. | READ MORE

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