EDMONTON–As marijuana goes corporate in Canada, some police officers are making the move from busting grow-ops to protecting them. Rick Martens, head of security for the 800,000-square-foot Aurora Sky cannabis production facility just south of Edmonton, was a police officer for 26 years before retiring as a sergeant in 2012. When Aurora Sky began construction near his home he said he applied for its top security job, saying he was more intrigued than anything. Now he’s protecting thousands of kilograms of weed at one of the world’s biggest grow-ops. “I get to be with the people that, under some circumstances, I probably would have arrested. But now it’s becoming legal, and some of these people are actually very good people,” Martens said. Former police officers are taking some of the top security jobs at Canadian cannabis companies

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