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Detroit to Spend $38 Million on Tecnnology

February 24, 2014
At the Detroit Police Department, the city would spend $38 million on tech improvements, including what it calls a “fully integrated public safety IT system” that would wrap in the city’s Fire Department and EMS.

Video: Ind. Chief Takes TASER Hit to Raise Money for Department

December 2, 2013
The fundraiser ended up bringing in more than $30,000 for the Knightstown Police Department as people paid to see Police Chief Danny Baker take a TASER shot one for the team.

Ind. Chief Takes TASER Hit to Raise Money for Department

December 2, 2013

There was a stunning fundraiser Friday in Knightstown, Ind., where police brought out a crime-fighting tool not to catch a criminal, but to raise money for the force. Read Full Story Here.

Video: New Orleans Chief Asks for New Vehicles, Body Cameras

November 11, 2013
New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas on Wednesday presented to the New Orleans City Council his budget for 2014. Included in the $135 million budget is the purchase of equipment such as body cameras to be worn by all officers.

New Orleans Chief Asks for New Vehicles, Body Cameras

November 11, 2013

New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas on Wednesday presented to the City Council his budget for 2014. Included in the $135 million budget is the purchase of new vehicles and body cameras to be worn by all officers. Read full story here.

Detroit Chief: Debt Hinders Force's Effectiveness

October 28, 2013
“Everything’s broken,” Chief James Craig said during the third day of Detroit’s bankruptcy eligibility trial in federal court. “Deplorable conditions. Crime is extremely high, morale low.”

NJ Mayors Threaten To Withhold Police for Super Bowl

February 11, 2013
A faction of Meadowlands District mayors is threatening to withhold police and other emergency services for next year’s Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, saying they've been little compensated for the mounting cost of municipal services at past stadium events.

Do You Use Electrical Appliances While You're In the Tub?

January 22, 2013
Finance, accounting, budgets, and purchasing procedures exist for a reason. As boring as these "instruction books" may be, they are for your own protection. It's their goal to keep you from dropping your "financial toaster" in a tub of hot, greasy, water.

Judge Approves Sweeping New Orleans Police Reforms

January 11, 2013
A federal judge has approved a sweeping agreement between the Justice Department and the city of New Orleans designed to clean up the city's long-troubled police department, but Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who once strongly backed it, said the city wants to put the brakes on it because of costs.

Reckless Pension Reform In Los Angeles

November 13, 2012
Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan has taken the first steps toward eliminating the current pension system for all future city employees, including LAPD officers, and replacing it with 401(k) plans.

Stretching Your Budget In a Recession

August 7, 2012

Law enforcement agencies with budgets strained by the current recession need a strategy for maximizing their purchasing power and stretching every dime. The following is a look at some ways that the average law enforcement agency can stretch its budget.

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.

Minneapolis Police Rehire Laid-Off Recruits

December 7, 2011
The Minneapolis (Minn.) Police Department will rehire nine officers who had been laid off in 2009, after graduating from the academy.

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.

Chief Beck Asks LAPD Union to Relax Overtime Rules to Solve Staffing Issues

June 9, 2011
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck this week went public about ongoing contract negotiations with the union that represents rank-and-file officers, threatening that the Los Angeles Police Department would likely be forced to send home thousands of officers unless the union agrees to extend a deal on overtime benefits.

Budget Cuts: Dallas Police Lose $7 Million In Overtime Pay

May 19, 2009
The Dallas Police Department would see its budget for overtime pay reduced by $7 million, under the current city budget proposed for the next fiscal year, the Dallas Morning News reports.
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