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Chicago's Top Cop Nixes National Guard Help

September 26, 2013
Tougher gun laws would curb Chicago's street violence rather than intervention by the Illinois National Guard, the city's top cop and mayor said earlier this week.

Baltimore Recruits Graduate Without Wounded Colleague

June 24, 2013
The latest class of police trainees marched to the podium to accept law enforcement certificates. But the name of one member of the class wasn't called. That trainee was seriously injured during a training exercise.

New Recruits Join Savannah-Chatham PD

August 2, 2012
Fourteen new recruits have joined the Savannah-Chatham (Ga.) Police Department, following 19 weeks of training in the academy. The recruits, who were sworn in July 26 at the Savannah Civic Center, included Nicholas Wissner, a former Army Ranger with five combat deployments.

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.

Pittsburgh Chief Wants Greater Diversity

April 23, 2012
Chief Nate Harper told KDKA he was disappointed the Pittsburgh Police Bureau had "no diversity in this last [academy] class," and promised more minorities and women in the next recruit class.

Chicago Academy Class Includes Daughter of Fallen Officer

April 12, 2012
The Chicago Police Department welcomed a class of academy graduates for the first time in a year, as 50 recruits joined the force on Wednesday. Among the recruits was Jada Bailey, the daughter of fallen Officer Michael Bailey.

67 Officers Graduate from L.A. Sheriff's Academy

December 26, 2011
Of the group, 53 new deputies join the ranks of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Fourteen other officers join municipal departments.

N.Y. Police Recruits To Join 11 Agencies

December 20, 2011
The Westchester County Police academy graduated 31 recruits who will join 11 municipal and transit agencies in the area. Of the 31 recruits, 18 will join the Yonkers Police Department.

Penn. Community College Graduates Cadet Class

November 17, 2011
The Harrisburg Area Community College graduated its 100th class of police recruits of 30 men and one woman on Thursday.

60 Troopers Join Kentucky State Police

November 1, 2011
The 60 new troopers who joined the Kentucky State Police after graduating the academy during a Sunday ceremony bring to 914 the total number of troopers on the force.

Maryland State Police Graduate 52 Troopers

September 23, 2011
The Maryland State Police presented badges and diplomas to 52 new troopers at the Century High School in Sykesville today, following a 26-week police academy.

NYPD Hires 1,635 Recruits, Largest Class In 5 Years

July 8, 2011
The recruits form the largest Police Academy since 2006 and begin official training at the Police Academy in Manhattan on Monday. It's a diverse group. Of the new class, 16 percent were born overseas in 55 different countries

Cleveland Recruits Sworn In, Laid Off

June 24, 2011
The Cleveland Division of Police's newest 42 cadets were able to complete their training after the police union and city agreed to a settlement when the city announced deep cuts in May.

Detroit PD Welcomes 23 New Recruits

June 24, 2011
The 23 recruits participating in the Basic Recruit Graduation Ceremony completed six months of training. Six of the recruits have relatives who now work for the department.

Two NYPD Recruits Receive Special Shields

December 20, 2010
The sons of two NYPD officers received the shields that had been worn by Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and ESU Officer Stephen Driscoll, who died in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD Graduates Largest Recruit Class Ever

July 4, 2010
The new class also has a range of backgrounds, including a semi-professional athlete, two retired police officers who decided to come back to duty and a married couple who used to work in government.

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.

Massachussetts Police Recruits Graduate, Then Laid Off

February 26, 2009
Wearing neatly pressed dress uniforms, the recruits graduated from the Police Department's academy yesterday at Worcester Technical High School. The ceremony ended with each being pinned with a freshly minted badge. Those badges must be turned in tomorrow though, as each is officially laid off.

One in Three Recent Atlanta Police Academy Graduates Have Criminal Records

October 13, 2008
More than one-third of recent Atlanta Police Academy graduates have been arrested or cited for a crime, according to a review of their job applications. The arrests ranged from minor offenses such as shoplifting to violent charges including assault. More than one-third of the officers had been rejected by other law enforcement agencies, and more than half of the recruits admitted using marijuana.
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