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Older police recruits successfully fight stereotype to capture their dream job
[Oxnard, CA]


March 20, 2001
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Older police recruits successfully fight stereotype to capture their dream job
[Oxnard, CA]

Timothy Hughes, Times Staff Writer
March 18, 2001, Sunday, Ventura County Edition
Copyright 2001 / Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
March 18, 2001, Sunday, Ventura County Edition

(OXNARD, Calif.) -- After suffering a heart attack at age 41, Robin "Bob" Brunson felt his dream of becoming a police officer was all but over.

Several years passed, but Brunson refused to give up. After obtaining medical clearance, he was hired as an Oxnard police officer in 1986. He was 50.

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[Oxnard, CA]





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