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APD ranks begin to increase

April 10, 2006

Albany-- The Good Life City's new police chief says APD's new recruitment campaign is working.

Chief James Younger says nearly 100 people have applied at APD, since they started airing radio and television adds about job openings at the department.

He says of that maybe 25 of those applicants will make through APD's extensive hiring and training program.

There are currently four new officers in training, and eight more hopefuls are expected to head the police academy next month.

APD needs to fill 40 vacancies.

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