Boston Swears In First Class Of Cadets In 7 Years, As Police Force Struggles With Diversity

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Several young people considering careers in law enforcement will get the chance to gain hands-on experience with the Boston Police Department.

The city of Boston swore in its first class of police cadets since 2009 on Wednesday.

WBUR's Delores Handy met a few of the cadets and has this report.

Correction: Due to an editing error, the headline in this story did not accurately reflect the number of years since cadets were last sworn in. The post has been updated to reflect. We regret the error.

This article was originally published on November 17, 2016.

This segment aired on November 17, 2016.

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Delores Handy was formerly a host and reporter at WBUR.



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