Louisiana Police Department Can't Hire Any Cops Because They All Fail Insurer's Psych TestChris | InformationLiberation
Sep. 19, 2012
Police in a small town in Louisiana are unable to fill three vacant police positions, because all their potential recruits keep failing their insurer's psychological exam.
The Advocate reports:
PORT ALLEN — The Police Department is having difficulty filling three full-time positions because candidates cannot seem to pass a psychological exam mandated by the company that insures the agency, Police Chief Ken Bates said.An ex-military member who was in law enforcement for 20 years, considering ex-military cops tend to act as military occupiers rather than "public servants," it sounds like the test is working quite well, cheers to the insurer.
[Police Chief Ken Bates] said that despite the shortage, the 16 full-time officers on the force have been effectively patrolling the city and “gathering information” on pending investigations. The chief said, overall, the city’s crime rate has declined despite a “slight” increase in burglaries.See, "Fewer Snouts in the Trough, Less Crime in the Streets."
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