Wednesday, 12 May 2021 07:45

Akron FOP President on National Police Week, Recruitment Featured

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This is National Police Week, and today, May 12th, is an emotional day of service for those lost on duty. And with tensions between the public and the police at a fever pitch, many police officers have lost their lives in the last year.

Clay Cozart is the Akron FOP president, and he talked about the sacrifice it takes to serve the community as a police officer on the Ray Horner Morning Show. He mentioned the dangers these officers deal with on a daily basis, not just with violence, but with COVID-19 out there, as well. He says recruitment both locally and nationally is at a critical point, and many have trepidation and are scared away due to the danger and scrutiny surrounding the position.

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