New Mexico police, sheriffs see officer, deputy shortage

Full story: Las Cruces Sun-News

ALBUQUERQUE >> Police departments and sheriffs' offices across New Mexico are battling shortages of officers and deputies amid retirements, low pay, and a lack of qualified applicants.
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“Kees Mee, I's Ireesh”

Since: Jun 09

Ol' Juarez

#2 Dec 23, 2013
edgar wrote:
There is no brain drain in NM.
This state just does not have enough competence and talent to begin with.
That is why we use nepotism and a horrifyingly low bar to cull the dregs from the muck and place them on pedestals of governmental power.
When we electorally sow the rancid seed, we should not be surprised by the harvest.
MPD, how have you been? Listen MPD, the reason there is no qualified applicants is because they are more concerned with someone' s credit score than they are about their ability to "protect & serve".
What are your plans for Christmas?
speak

Santa Fe, NM

#3 Dec 23, 2013
edgar wrote:
This state just does not have enough competence and talent to begin with.

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for yourself.

And your typical hate-filled mush has nothing to do with the topic.

“26.2”

Since: Feb 08

Santa Fe, NM

#5 Dec 23, 2013
edgar wrote:
There is no brain drain in NM.
This state just does not have enough competence and talent to begin with.
That is why we use nepotism and a horrifyingly low bar to cull the dregs from the muck and place them on pedestals of governmental power.
When we electorally sow the rancid seed, we should not be surprised by the harvest.
You can help to beautify New Mexico by moving somewhere else. If you are so unhappy here, please go.
And

Santa Fe, NM

#7 Dec 23, 2013
edgar wrote:
<quoted text>

I speak with hyperbole in order to find out what people really think.
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then one of your other selves answers.

“Kees Mee, I's Ireesh”

Since: Jun 09

Ol' Juarez

#8 Dec 24, 2013
edgar wrote:
<quoted text>
1.Good.
2.If you say so.
3.My plans for Xmas are to accept it with gratitude and rejoice.
4.Fröhliche Weinachten!
Glad to hear that you have been fine. I always wonder if things are okay with you when you don't post for long periods of time.
Yes, I do say so!
Feliz Navidad, amigo divertido!
get with it

Carlsbad, NM

#10 Dec 27, 2013
if personnel actually culled applicants by qualification istead of by who the person is (NEPOTISM=government job), maybe just maybe, the shortage would not be prevailant.

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