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Chicago PD Adds 43 Recruits

July 3, 2012
The recruits must complete about 1,000 hours of training at the academy, even though Illinois only requires 400 hours of training for sworn officers. The police academy's training program emphasizes procedural justice law, traffic law, tactical communication, emergency driving, firearms handling, and scenario-based training.
<p><span>A ThermoQuest Trace GC 2000 <span>gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer</span>.&nbsp;</span>CC_Wikimedia: <a href=&quot;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GCMS_closed.jpg&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Polimerek</a></p>

Ohio Agency May Swap Police Job for Chemist

June 18, 2012
The Newark (Ohio) Police Department's chief has proposed hiring a chemist to test drugs confiscated by the agency instead of hiring a police officer to fill an open sworn position.

Anti-Gay Muslim NYPD Recruit Claims Bias

June 13, 2012
A police recruit who was rejected by the NYPD after agreeing that gays "should be locked up" has sued the department claiming discrimination.

Hasidic NYPD Cadet Fired Over Beard Length

June 11, 2012
A Hasidic Jewish NYPD cadet said he plans to sue the agency, after he was dismissed because he refused to trim his beard. The NYPD asked Fishel Litzman, 38, to leave the academy on Friday.
<p>CC_Flickr: <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/26373139@N08/5916140780&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>kenteegardin</a></p>

Police Unions Vow To Fight Pension Reform

June 6, 2012
During municipal elections in San Jose and San Diego on Tuesday, voters approved Measure B and Proposition B by 70% and 69% respectively. While the measures passed in landslide votes, unions representing officers in those cities said the ill-conceived initiatives take too hard a line and may violate state or federal statues governing public pensions.

Ind. Agency Prioritizes Minority Hiring

May 31, 2012
Fort Wayne (Ind.) Police commanders are actively seeking more minority applicants, including Burmese officers, to better reflect the community they serve.

Ohio Highway Patrol To Grow Force By 17%

May 31, 2012
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is hoping to find 180 qualified cadets to fill two upcoming training academy classes, a significant recruiting surge that signals new stability for the patrol’s once-fluctuating budget.

Omaha Delays Recruit Class

May 16, 2012
An anticipated boost of manpower for the Omaha Police Department likely won't come until next year, after city officials pushed training for a new recruit class to August.

W.Va. State Police Graduate 53 Troopers

May 4, 2012
The West Virginia State Police graduated 53 new troopers from its academy on Thursday, a day after a trooper was injured in a Randolph County shooting.
<p>Photo courtesy of Vincennes University.</p>

Ind. University Dedicates Homeland Security Building

April 25, 2012
Indiana's Vincennes University unveiled its Homeland Security and Public Safety Building with one of the top forensics labs in the state during an April dedication.
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