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Stormtrooper Misses the Mark in Fort Worth Police Recruitment Ad

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Monday, Dec. 5, 2016)

    Is the police force with you? Well, intergalactic combat experience may not be enough to qualify as a candidate for the Fort Worth Police Department, at least according to a new recruitment video.

    The clip features an officer attempting to teach a stormtrooper how to shoot. He finds the trooper's lack of accuracy disturbing.

    "Stop jerking the trigger," the officer says before firing a series of rounds into the dead center of the target.

    The department is capitalizing on the excitement over the upcoming release of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" to draw applicants to its next civil service exams, which are scheduled for Jan. 10-11.

    It's not the first time the department used "Star Wars" to help with recruitment. Last year police posted a video that showed Darth Vader interviewing for a position