LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- LMPD is reaching out to former officers, asking them to come back to the department.

Letters are being sent out to officers who have been retired more 90 days but less than seven years, asking them to fill vacant positions within LMPD.

Retirees are being offered a base salary of nearly $50,000 as well as other benefits.

This comes on the heels of Mayor Greg Fischer's new anti-violence plan, which is led by an effort to hire nearly 30 officers in 2017.

Here's one of the letters that have gone out: 

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