Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie


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It’s no secret that police agencies across the country are seeing a massive downturn in the number of people who want to join the ranks. Millennials entering the workforce look at policing — with diminishing pay, vanishing pensions, high risk of death or great bodily harm, and of course, a hostile public — and are deciding en masse to choose another career. In this podcast segment, Jim and Doug discuss the problem of recruiting new officers, and address how agencies can improve police recruitment efforts.


Strategies to combat the recruitment & retention crisis

5 police recruitment videos that think outside the box

How a police department is taking an all-hazards approach to recruitment and retention

7 questions to ask before hiring a police recruitment consultant

5 principles to include in your hiring process to set your police agency apart

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