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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.

Budget Proposal Holds San Francisco PD Funding Hostage Until Reforms Happen

June 17, 2016
'Reform or don't get paid' is the message Supervisor John Avalos is sending to the San Francisco Police Department as part of the Board of Supervisors' review of Mayor Ed Lee's $9.6 billion budget proposal.

Phoenix Budget Battle: Body Cameras or More Police?

May 3, 2016
Some residents and council members have called for the city to instead use the money to speed up police hiring or restore pay and benefits for officers who took cuts the past six years.

Los Angeles to Fund Police Body Camera Program but Council Wants Review of Selection Process

April 21, 2016
The Los Angeles City Council agreed Tuesday to fund LAPD's body camera deployment. However, at least one councilman is requesting a formal review of the process to determine whether the Police Department selected the best product at the best price.

Cost Concerns Delay LAPD's Roll Out of Body Cameras

April 18, 2016
A $58-million plan to equip nearly every Los Angeles police officer with a body camera by the end of 2016 is being postponed due to cost.

New State Forfeiture Law Cuts into New Mexico Agencies' Budgets

July 7, 2015
And agencies won't be compensated for storage or shipment of seized items, an expense the Farmington Police Department hasn't yet calculated, Chief Steve Hebbe said. That is an unfunded mandate, he said.

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.
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