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Beaumont police chief goals include hiring more minorities
BEAUMONT - Police Chief Jimmy Singletary has outlined his plans for 2014, which include hiring more minorities.
Singletary said he wants to keep the crime rate down and continue improving arrest and prosecution rates.
He also said he wants to improve community-based programs and hire more minorities.
In the past two years, the Beaumont police chief says the department has made 51 hires. Here is the breakdown:
31 white males
6 black males
4 Hispanic males
7 white females
3 black females