In down economy, police agencies see older recruits

College-educated and career-shifting recruits have started filling the ranks of aspiring police officers


Contra Costa Times

CONTRA COSTA, Calif. — Police recruiting classes this past winter in Alameda and Contra Costa counties included many typical candidates.

Former military members. Criminal justice students. Recruits already sponsored by a law enforcement agency.

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