Sheriff’s Department Is Being Fined $10,000 For Only Hiring U.S. Citizens.
If you wanted to get a job with the Denver Sheriff’s Department, you needed to meet the job requirements just like anywhere else. But there was one difference. Job seekers would be automatically disqualified from a job at the Denver Sheriff’s department if they were not a U.S. citizen.
Most people thought this was fair. If you want to protect and serve America, you should at least be an American, right?
And as the Department cut millions of dollars in overtime pay from their overworked deputies, they aimed to hire scores of new people and put them on the streets to protect Denver. To get one of their largest applicant pools in history, the department placed an ad and listed U.S. citizenship as a requirement. They thought there wouldn’t be a problem. But the government didn’t like it…