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82 more public safety officials hired

by Jolene Toves

Guam - Sending a clear message to criminals, the administration has announced that during this fiscal year alone, 82 public safety officers and other professionals have been recruited.

The increase in officers is aimed to combat and prevent crime, reform prisoners, guide troubled youth and respond quicker to medical emergencies.

Breaking down the numbers of officers recruited and undergoing training include a total of 19 police officer trainees under Guam Police Department's new officer cycle, 27 fire recruits with the Guam Fire Department, 20 Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency recruits, four new youth service workers at DYA and one corrections officer hired with seven more pending interviews.

Meanwhile for the next fiscal year, at least 38 new public safety officers are set to be hired.

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