California Town Begins Recruiting Efforts Early Police chiefs and sheriffs around the country are getting creative in their search for officers and deputies. In Anaheim, Calif., the police department has a long-range plan. The Anaheim Police Department is teaching youngsters about policing in the hopes that they will want to be police officers when they grow up.

California Town Begins Recruiting Efforts Early

California Town Begins Recruiting Efforts Early

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Police chiefs and sheriffs around the country are getting creative in their search for officers and deputies.

In Anaheim, Calif., the police department has a long range plan — a really long-range plan. The Anaheim Police Department is teaching kids as young as eight about policing.

The hope is that in a decade, or so, those kids might grow up to be cops.

Debra Baer reports from member station KPCC in Pasadena, Calif.