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Sworn in: The Santa Monica Police Department continues to hire new officers as the organization seeks to fill long standing vacancies and replace retiring officers. Last week, SMPD welcomed four new officers and celebrated three promotions. For more information visit

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Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall has a Masters Degree in International Journalism from City University in London and has been Editor-in-Chief of SMDP since 2014. Prior to working at SMDP he managed a chain of weekly papers...