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Military Vets Joining Law Enforcement

January 30, 2014

Men and women leaving active-duty military jobs would seem to be a perfect fit for police careers. But there are many obstacles in their way and hurdles they must overcome before pinning on their badges and joining the thin blue line.

Atlanta Pays $250K To HIV Positive Cop Applicant

August 22, 2012
The city of Atlanta has agreed to pay $250,000 to a police applicant who claimed he wasn't hired because he tested HIV positive during medical screening.

Older Recruits

August 7, 2012
Some view the occupation of a cop as inside work and no heavy lifting. Think again. Fully explore your new employer and understand how the agency can withstand any more shuttering of the economy.

Virginia Chief On Hot Seat After Training Death

February 2, 2011
There have been public calls for the firing of Marquis and one council member said publicly he has lost faith in the chief for the way he handled the death of John Kohn, 40.

DT Training Injury Caused Death of Virginia Recruit

December 29, 2010
Recruit John Kohn, 40, was wearing protective headgear when he banged heads with another recruit as they were moving through doors in the training area.

Virginia Recruit Injured In Training Dies

December 21, 2010
A Norfolk (Va.) Police recruit has died nine days after he was injured during training. John Kohn, 40, died Saturday. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Down Economy Bringing Older Recruits to LE Agencies

April 13, 2010
Technology workers, mortgage-industry refugees, and even those with advanced degrees are arriving at police academies hoping for the stability and benefits of a law enforcement job, especially due to the challenging job market.

50-Year-Old Cleveland PD Recruit Karl Lloyd

November 17, 2009

The Cleveland Division of Police welcomed academy cadet Karl Lloyd five months before his 51st birthday. The older recruit, who has begun patrols in the southeast section of the city, has said it was his lifelong dream to join the department. Prior to completing the 26-week academy, Lloyd escorted prisoners inside the city's jails. To warm yourself up for the podcast, read our initial news story about Lloyd. Then head back and listen to the man himself.

Former Cleveland Jailer Is 50-Year-Old Academy Graduate

October 30, 2009
Karl Lloyd began patrol duties on Monday with the Cleveland Division of Police, and he wasn't a typical rookie officer. Lloyd arrived at the department five months before his 51st birthday.
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