Monday, January 04, 2010

From Around the Globe, Serving New York

The NYC police department has made a conscious decision to diversify, of 250 officers who graduated last week, 65 were foreign-born. This especially helps in a city with as many immigrants as New York has. Very smart! - - Donna Poisl

The New York Police Department has sent its officers to 11 cities around the globe — even once dispatching a husband and wife to Abu Dhabi. But the return from the world has been far greater.

Of the 5,593 officers hired since July 2006, when the department began tracking the nationalities of police officers, 1,042 of them were foreign-born — hailing from 88 countries, according to department records.
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