A Lakeland Police Department recruiting trip to New York City has resulted in 13 trained officers moving here to join the force, Fox 13 News reports. Some of the officers said they were drawn to Lakeland because it lacks the anti-police sentiment they experienced in New York.

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Source: Fox 13 News

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