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Last updated 11:42AM ET
December 18, 2017
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
New Police Recruits Trained Outside of Classroom
(wfcr) - The Springfield police department is using what it calls "innovative methods" to train its first class of recruits in 9 years. The 16 men and 3 women attending the police academy spend only 2 days each week in the class room. The rest of their time is spent on the streets, in court or in the police "family services" office. WFCR's Karin Rosemblatt has more. © Copyright 2017, wfcr