How Significant Is DPS, Phoenix Police Push To Hire More Diverse Officers?

Published: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:59pm
Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:11pm

Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic.

It’s a regular segment where we’ll talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.

Over the weekend, Arizona law enforcement agencies — including the Department of Public Safety and the Phoenix Police Department — held a job fair in the attempt to recruit new officers. And a stronger, more concerted effort to recruit people of color is underway.

With me to talk about that and some of the possibilities is Phil Boas, director of the Republic’s Editorial Department.

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