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Search Result: Officer Layoffs

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10 Laid-Off Oakland Officers Return to Duty

February 22, 2011
The officers are expected to return to the streets in a week or two, after undergoing some retraining, including firearms qualification and being updated on changes to department policies.

Large California City May Lay Off Quarter of Force

February 18, 2011
City officials are working to close a $110 million budget gap with the public safety layoffs, which could also include 149 firefighters.

Slain N.J. Cop's Fiancee: No More Layoffs

February 8, 2011
Speaking to an audience of New Jersey state senators, the fiancee of slain Lakewood (N.J.) Police Officer Christopher Matlosz said the thought of laying off more cops "makes me sick to my stomach."

Camden Officers Begin Turning In Badges, Guns

January 17, 2011
Mayor Dana Redd and Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson have said the agency will continue to manage even though the approximately 370-member force was hacked in half.

Laid-off Oakland Cop Battles Brain Cancer

December 17, 2010
About a month after Sor Yang was laid off from the Oakland Police Department, he began getting headaches that he thought may be stress-related.

Nashville PD Recruits Camden Officers To Be Laid Off

December 16, 2010
A Nashville PD recruiter met with 20 Camden officers on Wednesday and said other departments will likely try to hire the officers. Camden is planning to lay off up to 180 officers from its 370-member force on Jan. 18.

'Dangerous' N.J. City Could Lose Half of Force

December 3, 2010
To close a $26.5-million budget gap, city officials in Camden, N.J., have announced plans to lay off half of the city's unionized workers, including police officers.

Jersey City Mayor Announces Layoffs of 82 Officers

December 2, 2010
The Jersey City PD would also demote two captains, four lieutenants, and six sergeants, after unsuccessful negotiations between the administration and the Police Officers Benevolent Association.

Newark PD Loses 167 Officers To Layoffs

November 30, 2010
The department's total staffing will fall to 1,098 and prompt the dismissal of nearly every police officer hired since 2006.

Illinois Department Cuts 7 Positions, After Arbitrator's Ruling

November 9, 2010
Six officers will be laid off and one position will be frozen, following the ruling, which gave officers retroactive raises of 3 percent to 3.3 percent back to 2009.

Oakland To Lose More Officers, After Funding Measures Fail

November 8, 2010
Following the layoff of 80 Oakland officers in July due to city budget shortfalls, the department now stands at 673 officers. However, the city can only support 637 officers through June.

Oakland Parcel Tax Would Halt Officer Layoffs

August 28, 2010
The measure would impose a $360-a-year parcel tax. If passed, the City Council has promised to lay off no officers for three years. Members of Oakland's police union have also agreed to pay more toward pensions.

N.J. Police Union Warns Atlantic City Tourists

August 19, 2010
One billboard reads, "In AC, everyone wants to get lucky. With 73 less police officers, even the bad guys feel lucky. Save Atlantic City, save Atlantic City police officers."

Layoffs and Reality

August 10, 2010
Follow what's going on with your employer. Maybe you don't live in the municipality, so you haven't been paying attention. Start paying attention, when the words "budget shortfalls" and "layoffs" come over the news, sit up and pay attention. You may be forced to make some tough decisions.

California City Dismantles Police Department, Fires Officers

June 25, 2010
All the 60 members of the scandal-plagued department will be laid off, and the city will contract for law enforcement services with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Oakland Mayor Says Officer Layoffs Will Balance Budget

June 23, 2010
Promising to cut positions from his city's police department, Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums released a plan Tuesday that would eliminate 53 officers and 27 unfilled positions.

California PD's Job Fair Offers Its Officers to Other Agencies

June 3, 2010
The event drew about 200 officers and representatives of surrounding law enforcement agencies looking to cherry-pick officers.

Budget Woes May Force N.J. Towns to Lay Off Officers

June 1, 2010
Officers and their union representatives feel that governments are in search of a quick budget fix and are too willing to sacrifice public safety by laying off officers.

Massachussetts Police Recruits Graduate, Then Laid Off

February 26, 2009
Wearing neatly pressed dress uniforms, the recruits graduated from the Police Department's academy yesterday at Worcester Technical High School. The ceremony ended with each being pinned with a freshly minted badge. Those badges must be turned in tomorrow though, as each is officially laid off.

The Money Crunch: Brother, Can You Spare a Few Mil?

November 1, 2004

When Oregon laid off 139 of its state troopers and 300 employees total in one day, the already spread thin department was left with few officers to police the state, while the crime labs that process evidence for all Oregon law enforcement agencies were all but shut down. And the agency is not alone in suffering budget woes.

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