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This Massachusetts Police Department Prefers Applicants Who Wouldn’t Arrest Fellow Officers

The Massachusetts Civil Service Commission found that the Methuen police department gave preference to job candidates who said they wouldn’t arrest relatives or fellow officers for drunken driving.

"There is simply no valid basis to award the highest points to candidates who express a willingness to apply one set of rules to strangers and another set of rules to friends and family members." wrote Christopher C. Bowman, chairman of the Civil Service Commission.

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