Minority recruiting & hiring in Philadelphia

This article reports declining numbers of African Americans in the police academy in Philadelphia. Experts disagree on whether the main causes are fewer applicants in the wake of racial incidents around the country, raised educational requirements, or subjective assessments of psychological and polygraph test results. The article notes that Pittsburgh recently agreed to overhaul its police hiring process due to apparent discrimination.

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2 Responses to “Minority recruiting & hiring in Philadelphia”

  1. Mark Bond Says:

    Reblogged this on e-Roll Call Magazine.

  2. Jack Richards Says:

    It used to be that the “bad guys” made this job difficult but it seems now that the “suits” and the many people w/ cams are the problem. The ACLU & it’s ilk need to realize that in order to make an omelet you have to break some eggs

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