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Inside Europe: German police lack new recruits

For years, plenty of young Germans dreamed of becoming a police officer. Now there are more opportunities than ever to become one. After years of slashing jobs, Germany's police force wanted to hire around 15,000 new recruits this year alone. But strangely enough, they’ve been struggling to find enough qualified applicants. So what’s gone wrong? Our correspondent Daniel Pelz has more from Berlin.

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