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New Philly Police Academy Graduates Won’t Be Enough to Make Up for Attrition

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Emma Lee
Philadelphia police cadets tour the streets of Kensington.

The city of Philadelphia continues to have trouble fully staffing its police force. WHYY's Tom MacDonald reports.

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(Original air-date: 1/18/23)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.