LAPD's new hiring guidelines raise eyebrows

The LAPD has recently changed their hiring guidelines, which in the past were criticized for being too laz when it came to recruits who had experimented with hard drugs in the past. Under today's roles, if a recruit had a little bit of cocaine in the past, that's fine. Heroin, meth and other "harder" drugs are not, even if it was in the distant past. Critics say that it sends the wrong message to have police officers who have done drugs, while arrested people for doing drugs. LAPD officials say that it's wrong to penalize someone for a mistake they did in the past. KTLA's Eric Spillman has more in the link below.
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