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Portland Settles Sexual Harassment Suit With Fired Cadet

April 6, 2010
While training at the state police academy, Nicole Whitley, who was fired in May 2006, says she was asked by a lieutenant to wear additional layers of clothing.

Elbeco's Ladies Choice Line Wins 2010 Univator Award for Best Design

April 5, 2010
Elbeco Corp. recently won the 2010 Univator Uniform Innovation Award for "Best Design" for its Ladies Choice line, the uniform industry's first to be designed from the ground up specifically for women. Elbeco also won the Univator Uniform Innovation Award for "Best Fabric Innovation" for its DutyMaxx fabric.

Rochester Police Struggle to Recruit Minorities

April 4, 2010
Rochester Police Chief David Moore has said his department has struggled to recruit more black and other minority officers.

Illinois Cadet Claims 'Raspy' Voice Cost Him Job

March 17, 2010
Two weeks after he was hired as a cadet with the Evanston (Ill.) Police Department, Reginald Johnson was discharged. The recruit is now suing the city, claiming he was let go because of his "hoarse or raspy sounding voice."

Dallas Official Urges Pullback on Police Hires Through '11

March 9, 2010
Dallas wants to scale back plans to hire 191 additional police officers this year in an effort to curb costs in a time of slumping revenue. City Manager Mary Suhm told a City Council committee Monday that she thinks the city should hire an additional 120 officers this fiscal year.

Newark Police Add 54 Recruits With 115th Class

March 3, 2010
At the ceremony, Mayor Cory Booker reminded the recruits that the city laid off and furloughed workers, slashed salaries, and shrank other programs to pay for these new recruits, who will make $42,038 their first year.
Image via peggydavis66 (Flickr.com).

Indiana State Police Now Filling Recruit Class

February 25, 2010
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, between the ages of 21 and 40, have vision correctable to 20/50, possess a valid driver's license, and have a high-school diploma or GED.

Oregon Recruit Shoots Fleeing Suspect

February 18, 2010
The Salem (Ore.) Police Department placed a recruit on administrative leave two weeks after he began patrol duties, after he shot a fleeing suspect in the leg, OregonLive.com reports.
Image via TheTruthAbout (Flickr.com).

Los Angeles County Sheriff To Deputies: Be More Cautious During Pursuits

February 18, 2010
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has told his deputies to exercise more caution when pursuing armed suspects and call for backup.

Best Cop Movies: Police Academy ... Awards

February 18, 2010
At POLICE Magazine, we've had a few debates around the office about the best cop movie ever made. However you define it, we'd like to hear from you about which cop movies you like best.
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