Why the change?
My wife googled the best place in the country to raise a family, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota popped up.
The increase in applicants coincides with an increased push in some parts of the country to reallocate funds away from police departments.
Some current and aspiring officers are seeing Sioux Falls and South Dakota as more favorable work environments, said Kim Stulken, who works in human resources for the City of Sioux Falls.
To put it in context, in 2019 about 1 in 4 applicants was from out of state. In 2020, the number rose to 1 in 3, according to Stulken.
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