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N.H. Chief: 'We're Doing Less With Less'

November 13, 2012
Police Chief Jamie Sullivan said he is no longer advocating to hire any new staff in his 2013 proposed operating budget, but a discussion regarding the department's needs for more "boots on the street" will have to take place in the future.

L.A. Councilman: 10,000 Cops Is 'Magic Illusion'

October 31, 2012
Councilman Paul Koretz told the Los Angeles Times a number somewhat lower than the "magic illusion of 10,000 officers" might make more fiscal sense and would still prioritize public safety.

Vallejo Hires Officers, Seeks New Police Pension Plan

October 10, 2012
Vallejo leaders unanimously agreed Tuesday night to accelerate a plan approved in June to hire five new police officers. The Vallejo City Council's vote comes before city labor negotiators have hammered out a city-forged plan to reduce new police hires' pension packages.

N.Y. State Park Police Seeking Applicants

September 11, 2012
The New York State Park Police, who patrol Niagara Falls State Park and 177 other parks and 35 historic sites throughout the Empire State, are seeking applicants.

Chicago PD Adds 43 Recruits

July 3, 2012
The recruits must complete about 1,000 hours of training at the academy, even though Illinois only requires 400 hours of training for sworn officers. The police academy's training program emphasizes procedural justice law, traffic law, tactical communication, emergency driving, firearms handling, and scenario-based training.

Ind. Agency Prioritizes Minority Hiring

May 31, 2012
Fort Wayne (Ind.) Police commanders are actively seeking more minority applicants, including Burmese officers, to better reflect the community they serve.

Ohio Highway Patrol To Grow Force By 17%

May 31, 2012
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is hoping to find 180 qualified cadets to fill two upcoming training academy classes, a significant recruiting surge that signals new stability for the patrol’s once-fluctuating budget.

Seattle Announces Police Reforms

March 30, 2012
Pre-empting a meeting with Department of Justice officials, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn on Thursday proposed a series of police reforms in response to a damning federal report that came after several high-profile incidents involving minorities.

2012 COPS Grants Benefit Military Veterans

March 9, 2012
The DOJ's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office will provide $111 million to law enforcement agencies later this year to hire or retain officers or deputies. Agencies requesting new-hire positions must hire military veterans.

Michigan State Police To Hire 20% More Troopers

March 8, 2012
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's public safety plan unveiled Tuesday would add 180 state troopers and 20 forensic scientists beginning in June. Funding would enable the Michigan State Police to grow their road-patrol ranks by 19%.

Dayton Police Choose Recruits Amid Diversity Campaign

February 29, 2012
Nearly four years after the U.S. Department of Justice accused Dayton of systematically discriminating against blacks in the hiring of police officers, 24 police recruits entered the city's Police Academy.

How To Stay In the Job Application Game

February 15, 2012
The real secret for success is to make it as easy as possible for the people handling your application. The more they have to work on your application, the more you'll get noticed (not in a good way). If you can't follow simple directions, play by the rules, and complete simple tasks, the process will weed you out.

Michigan Plan Would Add 1,000 Officers

January 28, 2012
Michigan's top law enforcement official said he'd take $70 million for each of the next two years from the state's unexpected budget surplus and use it to hire 1,000 police officers.

NYPD Welcomes 898 Recruits To Academy

January 15, 2012
A diverse class of 898 recruits joined the NYPD after a swearing-in ceremony this week, and began training at the NYPD Police Academy in Manhattan on Thursday.

Newark Cops Return To Duty

January 10, 2012
Newark welcomed back nine police officers on Monday, the first of 29 Newark Police officers to return to active duty that will be funded by a federal grant obtained in 2011.

Maryland Agency Offers Hiring Incentives for Certified Cops

January 3, 2012
The Hagerstown (Md.) Police Department will begin offering financial incentives to its officers and candidates who arrive with a law enforcement certification when they apply.

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.

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.

Indiana State Police Use Social Media to Recruit Troopers

October 18, 2011
The state police has been using Facebook and Twitter to give a behind-the-scenes look at the rigorous training that state police candidates must go through before they're sworn in.

Indianapolis Police Hiring Plan Would Maintain Current Staffing Level

October 14, 2011
The funding for the class, which would be the first in two years, has gained approval from a City Council committee. The Indianapolis Metro PD could hire 20 recruits to maintain its current staffing level of 1,632 officers.
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