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North Dakota Lawmakers Approve Troopers, Deny EVOC and Gun Range

May 5, 2011
Gov. Jack Dalrymple had recommended spending $3.6 million for an indoor gun range and a new driving course for emergency vehicles that would have been used by agencies from across the state.

5,000 Applicants Take Buffalo Police Exam

April 23, 2011
Most of the nearly 5,000 hopefuls with the goal of becoming a Buffalo Police officer showed up on Saturday to take the three-and-a-half-hour exam, creating long lines at the Convention Center.

Baltimore PD Launches Campaign to Hire City Residents

April 15, 2011
In announcing the project, Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III said the department is seeking to fill 300 positions over the next several months. The city has committed to hiring 400 new officers, despite a $120 million budget shortfall.

Social Media Boosts Recruiting at Virginia Agency

March 23, 2011
In the past year, the Richmond (Va.) Police Department has been using Facebook posts and Twitter tweets to broaden its search for new police officers. The department also used its blog to answer questions and direct potential applicants to submit electronically.

Camden, N.J., Hires Back 30% of Laid-Off Officers

March 17, 2011
Camden Mayor Dana Redd announced she would use $2.5 million paid to the city by the South Jersey Port Corp. and federal grants to hire back the officers, along with 15 firefighters.

Maine State Police Face Trooper Shortage

November 7, 2010
The Maine State Police have 27 openings for troopers and expect 40 more to retire in 2011, which will leave the agency with the most openings in more than 20 years.

Obama Administration Denies NYPD Federal Funds to Hire More Cops

October 1, 2010
The NYPD will get no green from Washington to put more men in blue on our streets. For the second year in a row, the Obama administration has denied the nation's largest police force federal funds to hire more cops.

More Than 3,000 Apply For Police Jobs With Ohio Agency

September 13, 2010
The Dayton (Ohio) PD accepted more than 3,000 applications for its upcoming recruit class to achieve a more diverse force by 2012 to meet the terms of a federal consent decree.

Rochester Police Struggle to Recruit Minorities

April 4, 2010
Rochester Police Chief David Moore has said his department has struggled to recruit more black and other minority officers.

Indiana State Police Now Filling Recruit Class

February 25, 2010
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, between the ages of 21 and 40, have vision correctable to 20/50, possess a valid driver's license, and have a high-school diploma or GED.

Houston PD's Mounted Unit

December 11, 2009
The Houston Police Department has one of the largest mounted patrol units in the country. Learn about it in this police recruitment video from Houston PD.

Atlanta PD Recruits New Officers in Economically Downtrodden Ohio

September 30, 2009
To help fill 150 jobs with more seasoned officers, the Atlanta Police Department is heading to Ohio, an industrial state that's been hit hard by the economic downturn, WXIA.com reports.

Dallas PD Heads to El Paso To Hire Spanish Speakers

September 27, 2009
Officers from the Dallas Police Department headed to El Paso this weekend to recruit "borderland" officers to fight crime in the northern Texas metropolis, KFOX reports.

800 Recruits Test for Las Vegas Patrol Jobs

September 3, 2009
About 800 candidates hoping to patrol the streets of Las Vegas took written tests for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department this week, the Mercery News reports.

Charleston PD Recruits Blacks and Women Using Social Media

August 24, 2009
The Charleston (W. Va.) Police Department has begun using social networking websites such as Twitter and MySpace as venues to recruit more black and female officers, the Charleston Gazette reports.

Atlanta Police Host Job Fairs To Find 150 Recruits

August 19, 2009
The Atlanta Police Department hosted a job fair and testing on Tuesday, hiring to fill the next two academy classes for 2009, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

NYPD Will Receive Federal Stimulus Money After All

July 29, 2009
Federal officials have found additional stimulus funds that will allow the New York Police Department to turn the tide from Tuesday's announcement that it had been passed over for funding, the New York Times reports.

U.S. Will Provide $1 Billion to Hire Cops

July 29, 2009
The federal government will give $1 billion in economic stimulus funds to law enforcement agencies in every state to pay for the hiring and re-hiring of officers, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced.

Obama Meets Ohio Police Recruits Hired Due to Stimulus Package

March 6, 2009
Today Columbus (Ohio) PD recruits, whose jobs have been saved by the massive $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Congress passed last month, will have the opportunity to thank President Barack Obama face to face as they finally join the force.

FBI Plans to Hire 850 New Agents

January 8, 2009
Despite a bleak economic environment featuring wide-ranging layoffs and rising unemployment, the nation's premier law enforcement agency is touting "one of the largest hiring blitzes in our 100-year history."
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