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In Boston, female recruits are in demand

Police chiefs cite need for gender balance

By John Laidler
Boston Globe

BOSTON, Mass. — Believing they need greater gender balance to address crime issues relating to women, two area police departments are actively seeking to expand the ranks of their female police officers.

Both Danvers and Peabody are pursuing civil service hiring options and stepped-up recruitment efforts to bring more women onto their forces.

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