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Hope and Change? How About Live and Learn?

September 11, 2013
The wife says that there is usually justification to my umbrage—it's my bail schedule that sucks. And so mine has been a history of strained associations, parted companies, and dissolved friendships.

Camden Begins Dissolving Force for County Police

January 4, 2013
Local officials can now begin dismantling the Camden (N.J.) Police Department and setting up a new county police agency they say will better serve one of the nation's most crime-ridden cities.

LAPD Chief Warns About Layoffs

November 9, 2012
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday warned that police officers will be in danger of layoffs unless the city proceeds with a half-cent sales tax hike planned for the March 5 ballot.

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.

Minneapolis PD Rehires Officers Laid Off in 2009

January 16, 2012
Eight officers who were laid off by the Minneapolis Police Department in 2009 while still in the Field Training program will return to work this week.

Christie Sends N.J. State Police to Camden

December 13, 2011
The reinforcements came after calls to the state by Mayor Dana L. Redd and Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk for assistance for the police force, which suffered massive layoffs in January.

Mich. Agency Lays Off 20% of Force

November 28, 2011
The Inkster (Mich.) Police Department laid off more than 20% of its officers today, and Chief Gregory Gaskin will retire in January.

Conn. Rehires 56 Laid-off Troopers

October 4, 2011
The Connecticut State Police on Monday reversed a decision to lay off 56 rookie troopers, following the retirements of 40 veteran officers.

Conn. Troopers Get Pink Slips

August 24, 2011
The Connecticut State Police will lay off 56 state troopers, marking the first time in 20 years that state patrol officers will be laid off. The rookie troopers are being laid off in a cost-cutting move, said Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

Officer Layoffs: Assistance from Your Former Agency

August 5, 2011

Waiting for a recall doesn't pay the bills for laid-off officers. Fortunately, most officers who are laid off may no longer be on the job, but they are not forgotten by their comrades.

Officer Layoffs: Two Lives

August 5, 2011

Two officers share their stories of how they dealt with being laid off by their agencies.

Officer Layoffs: Getting a Pink Slip

August 5, 2011

Law enforcement layoff stories are plentiful in fiscally hard-hit regions like the Rust Belt, but no area of the country is immune. Sworn officers from Sun Belt cities like Tulsa and Phoenix have also grappled with budget cuts. Some cities manage budgets by cutting overtime, contracting out internal affairs investigations, cutting civilian positions, and gutting special units.

66 San Jose Officers Turn In Badges

July 1, 2011
The San Jose (Calif.) Police Department lost 66 young officers, who turned in their badges Thursday in the city's first-ever police layoffs. The cuts brought the force from 1,271 to 1,106 officers, which is less than two decades ago, when the city had 200,000 fewer people.

Cleveland Recruits Sworn In, Laid Off

June 24, 2011
The Cleveland Division of Police's newest 42 cadets were able to complete their training after the police union and city agreed to a settlement when the city announced deep cuts in May.

California's No. 2 Sheriff's Agency Begins Massive Layoffs

May 18, 2011
Riverside County (Calif.) Sheriff Stan Sniff has mailed layoff notices to 800 full-time staffers and will begin implementing layoffs of deputies June 1 to help close budget gaps plaguing the county. The cuts could also cause reductions in jail operations.

Video: Cleveland Lays Off 123 Officers, Cadets

May 16, 2011
The Cleveland Division of Police will lose 81 sworn officers and 42 cadets in a municipal budget-cutting plan that will also result in the demotion of four sergeants.

Cleveland Mayor Announces Officer Layoffs

May 16, 2011

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announces layoffs for 81 sworn officers and 42 cadets. Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer.

San Jose Cuts 9% of Police Force

April 27, 2011
After months of talk of possible layoffs, the San Jose (Calif.) Police Department learned today the force would lose 9% of its sworn officers in a city cost-cutting move. The agency will send lay-off notices to 106 officers and an additional 20 cops may soon be demoted.

Third Largest N.J. City Lays Off 125 Officers

April 19, 2011
The Paterson (N.J.) Police Department has laid off a fourth of its force, resulting in protests by a crowd of officers from the agency. The officers took to city hall today to protest the 125 layoffs that were finalized Monday in the state's third largest city.

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.
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