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Agencies Engage in "Wage War" to Fill Recruit Ranks

April 18, 2018
Highway Patrol Col. Mike Rapich has observed what he calls a “wage war” among agencies competing for personnel. “We’re in a really aggressive recruiting effort,” he says, “probably more so than I’ve seen in the 25 years I’ve been with the agency.”

Maintaining Your Force

April 3, 2018

To avoid needlessly recruiting additional officers, agencies are working to keep current officers happy in their careers.

MN City Extends Police Recruiting Deadline Hoping for More Applicants

January 26, 2018
When the St. Paul (MN) Police Department was hiring four years ago, 794 people applied to be officers. This time around, there were only 178 applicants and now the department has extended the deadline to Monday, hoping to attract more quality candidates.

Staffing Crisis Prompts Raises of 25 to 30 Percent for San Diego Police

October 20, 2017
San Diego will boost pay for police officers between 25% and 30% to help solve a crisis of departing officers that has lengthened response times, limited proactive policing, and ballooned overtime budgets.

Video: San Diego Facing Extreme Officer Shortage, Renegotiating Union Contract

July 25, 2017
"Going 10 years without a salary increase has wreaked havoc on our recruiting efforts," said Brian Marvel, director of the SDPOA. He explained there are more sworn officers leaving the department than those that are being hired per year.

San Diego Facing Extreme Officer Shortage, Renegotiating Union Contract

July 25, 2017
"Going 10 years without a salary increase has wreaked havoc on our recruiting efforts," said Brian Marvel, director of the SDPOA. He explained there are more sworn officers leaving the department than those that are being hired per year. More Here.

Stop Living Check-to-Check

June 16, 2017

Over half of police officers live paycheck-to-paycheck. With three steps, you can start paying the bills while also saving money.

Proposed Trump Budget Includes Small Federal Officer Pay Raise

March 24, 2017
The Trump administration announced plans to recommend a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal workers, including federal officers, to take effect January 2018, according to a budget document and senior budget official.

Backpay Awarded to 25,000 Feds Who Worked During 2013 Shutdown

February 24, 2017
A federal judge has ruled that around 25,000 federal employees are eligible for compensation from the government for the time they spent working during the 2013 government shutdown.

Incoming Oakland Chief to Get Historically High Pay

February 9, 2017
Not only will incoming Chief Anne Kirkpatrick have the largest base salary of any top cop in Oakland — at $270,000 — her total compensation package includes a bump for various degrees and other premiums, dictated by an agreement between the Oakland Police Management Association and the city.

Police Union, New York City Agree on Raises and Body Camera Use

February 2, 2017
The NYPD’s largest police officer union has reached a $1.88 billion tentative deal with the de Blasio administration that increases the average rank-and-file officer’s salary by 11.73 percent and requires all patrol cops to wear body cameras by 2019.

Virginia Legislators Announce Plans to Stem Trooper Exodus with Pay Raise

January 26, 2017
Starting pay for troopers would rise from $36,200 a year to $43,000 under the agreement struck between the Republicans who control the money committees for both chambers. In addition to the 3 percent raise, existing troopers would see their annual salaries jump by more than $6,700 to keep pace with the new hires.

Federal Salary Council Says Feds Underpaid

November 4, 2016
The Federal Salary Council recently announced that federal workers earn an average 34.07% less than their private sector counterparts.

GA Governor Plans Big Boost in State Officer Pay, Revamp of Police Training

September 12, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal proposed Thursday a 20% pay increase for state law enforcement officers and an overhaul of police training to include more courses on use of force and community policing.

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.
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