Bismarck Police Struggle To Recruit And Retain Officers

In January, Lt. Roger Marks, head of recruitment for the Bismarck Police Department, had an interview scheduled with a midcareer officer from Williston. But in the days leading up to it, the job candidate canceled. The officer said he would have accepted a pay cut, but what the Bismarck police offered wasn’t enough. “The pay differential was too much,” […]