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Resource ID: #10686
Subject: Police
Source: Washington Post
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Date: Aug. 28 - 31

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The Washington Post examines the hiring practices of the Washington, DC Police Department, detailing the disastrous consequences of the hurried hiring. The series found that officers hired in 1989 - 1990 made up only one third of the officers on the street yet half of them had been arrested on charges ranging from shoplifting to murder and rape, Aug. 28 - 31, 1994.

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