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Staffing Crisis Prompts Raises of 25 to 30 Percent for San Diego Police

October 20, 2017
San Diego will boost pay for police officers between 25% and 30% to help solve a crisis of departing officers that has lengthened response times, limited proactive policing, and ballooned overtime budgets.

New Dallas Chief Ready to Demote Some to Put More Officers on Patrol

October 10, 2017
Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall said Monday she plans to significantly reduce the number of assistant chiefs and deputy chiefs who oversee the department, among other changes including possible demotions, to put more officers on patrol.

DC Council Member Proposing Move to Retain Experienced Officers

February 8, 2017
To combat violence in the city, Washington D.C. Council member Vincent Gray is proposing an incentive to keep experienced officers from retiring. This week, the council will consider emergency legislation to fund it.

Surge in Police Retirements Feared in Milwaukee

August 30, 2016
The City of Milwaukee could face a huge shortage of police officers. Estimates are that well over 300 could retire by the end of next year.

Michigan Officer Shortage Alarming to Police Departments

August 26, 2016
All across Michigan, a shortage of police officers has arisen silently, and if it doesn't stop, it could get dangerous.

Milwaukee Could Lose 20% of Police to Retirement by 2018

June 24, 2016
Some 339 officers with the Milwaukee Police Department will be eligible to retire by the end of 2017. That means nearly 20% of the city's 1,889 sworn police officers could retire over the next 18 months.

Dallas Police Having Trouble Filling Ranks

May 24, 2016
The last two academy classes have been canceled because there weren't enough applicants. Now it may have to be canceled a third time.

Oklahoma Trooper Shortage Could Endanger Public Safety

May 5, 2016
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says public safety could become a problem overnight if the state doesn't appropriate money to hire more troopers.

Officer Shortage Hits St. Louis City, County Police

March 29, 2016
The St. Louis County and Metropolitan Police Departments are joining others around the country in handing out "Help Wanted" signs, as more officers are leaving the force and fewer recruits are signing up to replace them.

D.C. Police Force Falls Under 3,800 for First Time in a Decade

December 28, 2015
The number of D.C. police officers in the District has fallen below 3,800, its lowest level in a decade, breaking a threshold that top District officials once warned would be dangerously thin in a city that continues to grow.

Dallas PD Losing Younger Officers to Attrition

April 14, 2015
Nearly all officers who quit the Dallas Police Department have less than 10 years of experience, according to department statistics presented Monday to members of the City Council's Public Safety Committee. Most of those who depart have less than five years with the department.

Louisiana Agency Facing Officer Shortage

March 20, 2011
The Baton Rouge (La.) Police Department is expected to reach a shortage of 81 patrol officers by the summer that has prompted Chief Charles Mondrick to ask city leaders for funding to train 32 cadets.

Los Angeles Mayor Rejects Advisor's Plan To Halt Police Hiring

March 19, 2011
City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana made the recommendation in a city report to help close a $54-million budget gap. Santana suggested halting hiring until July 1, when a city measure goes into effect trimming the retirement benefits of newly hired officers.

St. Louis Saves 65 Officer Positions

March 17, 2011
St. Louis Metro Police Chief Dan Isom announced that 65 officer positions would be saved in next year's budget, and at the same time warned that officer positions may be cut the following year as grant funding dries up.
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