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Memphis to Pay $500 Bonus in Attempt to Keep Officers

June 30, 2016
The city of Memphis will pay police officers a $500 bonus in August to help curb an exodus that has left the city short more than 400 officers, and will offer incentives to boost recruitment, according to an internal city memo sent out Monday.

How To Motivate Law Enforcement Officers

April 7, 2016

With the challenges facing our country, highly motivated law enforcement officers and respected law enforcement agencies are needed now more than ever in our communities. Motivated officers with strong ethics are the most important elements in the long-term success of a law enforcement agency. 

Indiana State Police Face "Crisis," as Troopers Leave for Higher Pay at Other Agencies

March 22, 2016
Indiana State Police say troopers are leaving the agency for higher paying jobs in law enforcement.

Despite Signing Bonuses, San Antonio Police Department Faces Officer Shortage

December 11, 2015
Rookies in the newest cadet class earn an average of more than $55,000 after completing a 14-week training course. Twenty-year veterans make $124,668 a year, including benefits.

President Approves Pay Raise for 100,000+ Federal Employees

December 4, 2015
This week President Obama transmitted to Congress his alternative plan for locality pay increases for civilian federal employees. Over 100,000 federal employees will benefit from locality pay adjustments – the first such adjustments since 2010 – after January 1, 2016.

Detroit Police Officers to Get 4% Pay Raises

November 30, 2015
City officials announced Monday a plan to boost salaries by 4% for sworn Detroit police officers, increase starting pay, and extend labor contracts for the department's three unions.

North Carolina Troopers on Food Stamps, Taking Second Jobs Amid Pay Fight

November 27, 2015
About 800 troopers — equivalent to half the force — have joined a class-action lawsuit arguing that the state promised a schedule of regular pay increases when they were hired, but reneged because of budget problems.

Dallas Chief Fights for Higher Pay for Officers

September 28, 2015
Days after an alleged attempt to oust him, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said he will fight for higher pay for officers and blasted critics who question the department’s statistical crime decline during the last 11 years.

FLEOA Rebuts Attack on Federal LEOs' Pay

March 17, 2015
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) has announced its opposition to Representative Rice's PAID Act (H.R. 1137) and labeled it another ill‐advised attack on the pay of federal law enforcement officers.

North Carolina Troopers Get a Long-Awaited Raise

August 5, 2014
After five years of stagnant pay, N.C. State Highway Patrol troopers will receive a 5% to 6% salary increase as part of a $21 billion budget passed by state legislators last week.

Baltimore Police May Get Raises, Fewer Officers

May 1, 2014
More pay and fewer police positions are being proposed in a new contract between Baltimore and its police union.

San Jose Officers Reject 3% Raise

October 10, 2013
San Jose's police union rejected a 3 percent raise and demanded the city double it to stem the exodus of personnel from the agency.

Disability Pay: Adding Insult to Injury

September 26, 2013

Our injured federal officers are humble, honorable Americans who sacrificed to serve our great nation. Yet certain members of the Senate opt to ignore the sacrifice of these men and women, and now attack their means to survive.

San Jose Hopes to Reverse Police Exodus

September 10, 2013
San Jose's elected leaders hope a plan to hire 200 officers over four years will stem the tide of a massive exodus of officers following a 10 percent pay cut two years ago.

Victimizing the VA Police

August 28, 2013

Earlier this year the VA announced its intention to "reclassify" 17 occupational series, including its police officers and special agents in the 080, 083, and 1811 grade series.

Wis. C.O. Lawsuit Seeks Pay for Pre-Duty Work

August 8, 2013
A group of 10 state prison guards has filed a lawsuit alleging the state owes them millions in back pay because of a 2012 work rule that defines when they are considered on duty.

Atlanta Police: Citation Revenue Will Fund Pay Raises

June 27, 2013
An internal Atlanta Police Department email made public by WSB informed officers that traffic ticket money would pay for future pay raises.

Ill. Cop Indicted for Payroll Fraud

February 8, 2013
An 18-year veteran of the East Chicago (Ill.) Police Department was indicted Wednesday on 12 fraud charges relating to an alleged ghost payroll scheme, federal court records state.

Video: Officer's Suspension for Hair Pulling Overturned

January 3, 2013
A civil service panel has overturned the 15-day suspension imposed on a Baton Rouge (La.) Police officer who pulled a woman out of a ditch by her hair at an accident scene in late 2011.

Survey: 46% of Campus Public Safety Departments Understaffed

November 28, 2012
Training, public safety department staffing and pay, as well as active shooter and active bomber response are the biggest areas of concern revealed by Campus Safety magazine's Opinion Survey.
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