where are we going to find people to be police officers ??

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  1. jstrange

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    Problem is that when the downward spiral happens it takes awhile to get out of. You start hiring the bottom of the barrel because the qualified people don’t want the job anymore. This leads to a revolving door of perpetually inexperienced and under qualified officers who get things wrong and cause more issues with the public. It’s going to get much worse before it gets better.
     
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  2. rj1939

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    Yup, no problem, once you lower entrance requirements enough.
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  3. PlayerOne

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    You wrote a lot for what is essentially a non-problem. Where are we going to find people to be police officers? Same place we find people for the military.

    Policing is a job, like any other job. As long as it pays the bills for people and it's what they can get, they'll do it. The quality of policing might suffer though, but it's already been suffering for decades. Very few people forgo lucrative jobs to be cops.
     
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  4. Dukeboy01

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    I'm glad to be out, collecting my pension for the rest of my life or until the wheels come completely off the bus, in which case we've all got bigger problems. I encourage every active police officer who is retirement eligible to do it. Take what you are owed and walk away.

    I can not in good conscience advise any young person to consider a career in law enforcement at the current time. The pendulum is swinging away from law and order to chaos. It has been swinging that way for a time, but I figure it has a long way, as in decades, to go.

    Eventually the tax payers will get tired of the chaos and the pendulum will swing back, provided the societal wheels don't come completely off the bus as I mentioned above. Until that happens, no one with a lick of sense should be getting into law enforcement, particularly in the cities.
     
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  5. tom mac

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    Back in the day when I was hired, it was a 64 college credit minimum .
    They wanted good cops with brains...

    Can't see that happening nowdays with the crap they go thru AND esp since the cutback in pensions systems
     
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  6. Lowcountry_Glocker

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    21yoa and a G.E.D. is most dept's in SC requirements. I am not saying there is anything wrong with only attaining a GED, but offering input as to what I have seen. Of course, Assoc. and Bach. set one apart, "ahead" of others for sure in hiring process.

    The only agency I can think of off my head in SC that requires a degree is Charleston City. If no degree they want 4 years of certified LE experience going into it (or MIL). If you only have an Assoc. then they still want 2 years of experience. Bachelors, you can apply w/ no experience.
     
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    So Chauvin was part of the globalist plan?? :crazy:
     
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  8. ReaPer105

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    Gonna have to pay a lot more to get and keep police in the future.
     
  9. GeorgiaGlocker

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    It's been over 15 years ago now but I use to work with a lady that wanted to work in law enforcement and did become a police officer. She quit within a year.......she said it wasn't worth it.
     
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    George soros paid the lizard people in chem trails so chauvin would choke out George.
     
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    Pay is part of the problem. A bigger part is the utter and complete lack of leadership within the various departments. From time to time you'll get a good Sergeant; even more rarely a good Sgt. will promote to Lieutenant. Gets real fuzzy once you get above the Sergeant level.
     
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  13. serve_and_protect

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    That's the way it should be.

    There is no need for LE agencies to set up arbitrary educational requirements for new recruits.
     
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    Did I say that?


    Or do you not understand the concept of waiting for a crisis, and then not letting it go to waste?
     
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    If you think hiring cops of good character and morals is expensive, see what hiring unqualified cops of poor character and morals costs in the long run.
     
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    The simple and constant govt. solution to it and all problems, is to throw more and more money at it as bait, and eventually they will hook a fish.
     
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    Criminals are lining up to get their tax payer pension, benefits, guns, and unlimited supply of ammunition!
     
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    Very good question.
     
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    Ya don’t go in service from last call .Go eat, when done go back in service .
     
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