NEW: Fairfax County police ups ad spending to bolster recruitment

The Fairfax County Police Department has turned to advertising to help address vacancies.

The department previously signed a contract with Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Epic Recruiting to deliver digital marketing services and materials. Details of the signed contract weren’t released (a public records request by FFXnow is awaiting a response), but operational expenses for recruiting have already more than quadrupled this budget year.

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