When Warriors Put on the Badge

Even as departments around the country have attempted a cultural transformation from “warriors” to “guardians,” one in five police officers is literally a warrior, returned from Afghanistan, Iraq or other assignments.

Attracting non-white recruits is hard enough without the veterans’ preference. The preference also makes it hard to change the culture of policing.

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When Warriors Put on the Badge

Even as departments around the country have attempted a cultural transformation from “warriors” to “guardians,” one in five police officers is literally a warrior, returned from Afghanistan, Iraq or other assignments.

Attracting non-white recruits is hard enough without the veterans’ preference. The preference also makes it hard to change the culture of policing.

Read the full article here.

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