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Cops use fake cop movie as recruiting tool

WPD officials said while the movie is expected to bring plenty of laughs at a couple of fake police officers, police hope to find some real candidates who are serious about policing. (Source: Letsbecops.com) WPD officials said while the movie is expected to bring plenty of laughs at a couple of fake police officers, police hope to find some real candidates who are serious about policing. (Source: Letsbecops.com)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

The Wilmington Police Department is using a new movie as a recruiting tool.

Wilmington Recruiting Officer Ron Evans and Lieutenant Ben Kennedy will be on hand at the premier of the comedy Let's Be Cops to recruit potential officers for the agency.

The movie's premier is scheduled for Tuesday Aug. 12 at 10 p.m. at Carmike Cinemas and officers will be there at 8 p.m.

WPD officials said while the movie is expected to bring plenty of laughs at a couple of fake police officers, police hope to find some real candidates who are serious about policing.

Individuals interested in finding out more about police employment are encouraged to call 1-800-917-5474.

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