Emily Kane, center, prepares for the Sacramento Police Department graduation ceremony at the Convention Center in Sacramento on Dec. 19, 2013. The city of Sacramento won a federal grant this week to hire 15 additional officers.
Emily Kane, center, prepares for the Sacramento Police Department graduation ceremony at the Convention Center in Sacramento on Dec. 19, 2013. The city of Sacramento won a federal grant this week to hire 15 additional officers. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
Emily Kane, center, prepares for the Sacramento Police Department graduation ceremony at the Convention Center in Sacramento on Dec. 19, 2013. The city of Sacramento won a federal grant this week to hire 15 additional officers. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
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September 22, 2015 11:48 AM

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