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Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Private detectives filling gaps left by police budget cuts

Retired police officer Harry Glemser, 63, who now works as a private detective, visits a client near Swedesboro, N.J., last month. The U.S. private-security industry is expected to grow 6.3 percent a year to $19.9 billion by 2016, according to a security research study.