Kansas police departments face officer shortages
Police departments in Kansas are struggling to attract and hire officers — often losing them to other jobs. The shortage is hampering departments across the state.
Police departments across Kansas are struggling to hire officers. In rural western Kansas, that means younger officers walking the beat. KCUR's Blaise Mesa has more on why this is happening and what departments are doing about it.
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