As many as 10,000 people will be recruited into the State police by next year, Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has said.

The Minister was addressing a gathering after inaugurating a new police station at Vidya Nagar here on Saturday. The passing out of 3,000 personnel undergoing training would be held next month, the Minister said.

Over 4,000 vacancies arise each year in the force and these would be filled in a time-bound manner, he added.

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