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New York State is struggling to recruit new members of law enforcement

Law enforcement agencies trying to recruit employees has proven to be challenging over the past few years, and New York State Troopers are feeling it.

New York State Trooper Mark O’Donnell, who has been in law enforcement for 34 years, says he thinks part of the reason for recruitment becoming so hard is the pandemic.

Due to the pandemic there could not be an Academy class.

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