Boston Police Commissioner Says It’s ‘Hard To Attract People’ During Officer Shortage

BOSTON – Boston Police Commissioner Michael Cox is opening up about the shortage of police officers in his department, ahead of the St. Patrick’s Day parade and the busy summer months.

“There’s been certainly a loss of love for this job. We do so many positive things and yet it’s hard to attract people. It’s hard to get people to stay on board,” Cox told reporters on Monday.

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