🚓 Dreamers Dreaming Blue? DACA Recipients Can Now Police Cali’s Streets! 🌴
TL:DR; Struggling police recruitment? Cali says, “Let’s tap into DACA talents!” 🚀 New laws now let DACA recipients aim for the police badge.
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Police departments – they’ve been in a pickle lately. A hiring pickle to be exact. Why the struggle? Well, some say the gloom of Covid-19, George Floyd’s tragic murder and the resulting protests played a role. Others? They think it’s all about the Benjamin’s, pointing to officers leaving for that sweet, sweet private sector 💰.
Now enter Joseph Farrow, our top cop at the University of California, Davis. He saw a unique solution. Year after year, he watched DACA students ace the UC Davis Cadet Academy and think, “Gosh, I’d love to be a cop!” 🚔 But here’s the twist – they couldn’t. Citizenship requirements shut that dream down.
But dreams are hard to snuff out, especially in sunny California. The Golden State’s bill, SB 960, dropped the citizenship mic 🎤, replacing it with, “Hey, as long as you’re authorized to work in the U.S., you’re good to go!” The switch was flipped on Jan 1. Talk about a New Year’s resolution!
We’ve all seen movies about the American dream, where anyone, from any background, can rise and shine ☀️. Now, Cali’s DACA recipients have a shot to protect and serve, showcasing that diversity might just be the key 🔑.
Do you think this could be a game-changer for other states? Are we onto something huge in reshaping our police force?
Question to Ponder: Could embracing diversity in our police forces lead to more community trust and better policing? 🤔🌎👮♂️👮♀️🤷♂️🤷♀️