New Sequim police chief to be announc...

New Sequim police chief to be announced Monday

There are 1 comment on the Peninsula Daily News story from Aug 22, 2010, titled New Sequim police chief to be announced Monday. In it, Peninsula Daily News reports that:

City Manager Steve Burkett will announce his choice for police chief Monday, he said Friday.

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Happy Harriet

Sand Springs, OK

#1 Aug 22, 2010
What a shame that police departments, along with other entities, feel the need to restrict their hiring to only candidates possessing degrees. A degree in any area, from potentially 30 years ago, from any "university", graduating with possibly a mediocre GPA.
At some point experience, personality and ability should supercede a "degree" requirement. Many awesome candidates are eliminated from the hiring process by this "requirement". An awesome police chief is not created by a degree in anything. Is this requirement put into place to simply cut down on interviews?

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