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Crime Increases in Sacramento After Deep Cuts to Police Force

November 5, 2012
The shrinking of Sacramento's police force has been extreme; the department has lost more than 300 sworn officers and civilian staff members and more than 30 percent of its budget since 2008.

Video: Ind. Cop's Daughter Fights for His Job

October 12, 2012
The 11-year-old daughter of an Anderson (Ind.) Police officer took to YouTube to lobby city leaders considering budget cuts not to lay off her father.

Officer's Daughter Fights To Save His Job

October 12, 2012
An Anderson (Ind.) Police officer's 11-year-old daughter posted a 4-minute video to YouTube in which she shows notecards imploring city leaders not to lay off her father as budget cuts loom. Read the full story here.

Municipal Bankruptcies: One Agency's Dilemma

September 13, 2012
The Mammoth Lakes P.O.A. has been more than generous through concessions in order to save officer positions. The police department has lost several officers through attrition and resignations over the past years that have not been replaced.

Survey: Gun Control, Active Shooters, and the Election

September 12, 2012

PoliceMag.com readers overwhelmingly support concealed carry and Mitt Romney for president, according to the results of our August survey. Officers also told us they were prepared for an active shooter incident and worried that government financial trouble has affected their ability to do their jobs. View these charts and graphs of the survey results, then read our analysis of the data.

Police Readers Support Concealed Carry, Romney for President

September 12, 2012

The vast majority of working law enforcement officers in the United States support the Second Amendment right to bear arms and plan to vote for presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney this fall. That's the findings of a survey conducted by POLICE Magazine this summer.

Detroit Cops Face 10% Pay Cut

July 16, 2012
Detroit Police officers face a 10% wage cut and increased medical expenses under a city proposal offered today that would supplant the department's existing union contract.

Calif. Cops Brace for Bankruptcy Cutbacks

July 12, 2012
Officers serving with the San Bernardino (Calif.) Police Department are bracing for severe cutbacks following the City Council's decision to file for bankruptcy.

Texas Town Disbands Police Force

July 3, 2012
The east Texas town of Kemp eliminated its police department, becoming the latest small-town department in the nation to shift to the county sheriff for law enforcement services.

Stockton Cops May Face Wage, Benefit Cuts Due To Bankruptcy

June 26, 2012
Stockton, Calif., officials have proposed cutting wages of city employees including police officers and eliminating retiree healthcare benefits in its bankrupty plan.

CHP Agrees To Furloughs

June 11, 2012
The California Highway Patrol officers union and Gov. Jerry Brown's administration have reached a furlough agreement to cut pay 5 percent for a year.

Mich. Cop Made No Arrests In 2 Years

May 22, 2012
During his two years as the Auburn (Mich.) Police Department's lone officer, Sylvester Poltorak handled 120 complaints that resulted in no arrests.

LAPD Gains Officers In Mayor's Budget Cut Plan

April 23, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department would see a modest gain in sworn officers under Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's city budget that would also slash civilian personnel at the department.

Law Enforcement Training Crisis

April 23, 2012

Local law enforcement officers should receive training on an ongoing, mandatory basis. We all know that. But how many of our agencies provide it?

Congress' Super Failure

January 9, 2012

While certain members of Congress hope to furlough government workers as a remedy for the deficit, they continue to ignore the societal cost of ignoring dangerous criminals. The same failed logic has impacted state and local law enforcement as well.

Portland Police Consider Hiring Freeze

December 15, 2011
Portland Police Chief Mike Reese may implement a hiring freeze as an alternative to deeper cuts that would require layoffs as it looks for ways to trim $6.1 million (or 4%) of its budget.

Camden To Replace Municipal Cops with County Officers

December 14, 2011
Camden, N.J., Mayor Dana Redd is pressing forward with a county takeover of policing to address a crime spike that followed police layoffs.

L.A. Mayor's Office Proposes $4M Cut To LAPD

December 7, 2011
With a $72 million budget shortfall staring Los Angeles city leaders in the face, the mayor's office is proposing a new round of cutbacks, including a $4 million reduction to the Los Angeles Police Department.

California City Disbands Police Department

November 17, 2011
A third city in San Mateo County, Calif., has elected to dissolve its police department and contract services to the sheriff's department. In the past year, the sheriff has contracted with San Carlos and Half Moon Bay after those cities dissolved their forces.

California's Budget Fix: Cut Gang and Drug Fighters

November 7, 2011
State lawmakers are positioning their budget axe over the heads of the state Department of Justice's Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement (BNE) and Bureau of Investigation and Intelligence (BII).
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