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How To Get a Job in Law Enforcement

June 18, 2018

The economy is better now, and funding for law enforcement is rapidly being restored. This is good news for those individuals hoping to enter policing for the first time, and for veteran officers seeking to move to a new agency. 

Memphis Drops Degree Requirement for Police Recruits

June 6, 2018
"This is a type of job that you have the ability to take someone's life," said Michael R. Williams, Memphis Police Association President. "This is a type of job that you're going to serve as a police officer in what the FBI has deemed the second or third most violent city in the nation per capita."

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.

Thinking Outside of the Recruiting Box

April 3, 2018

Agencies are being forced to embrace new ways of reaching potential hires to fill their ranks.

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.

Utah Highway Patrol Looking to Hire 100 Troopers

January 15, 2018
The Utah Highway Patrol is looking to hire 100 new troopers, and on Saturday took to the 2018 Utah International Auto Expo to recruit prospective candidates. More Here.

Video: Utah Highway Patrol Looking to Hire 100 Troopers

January 15, 2018
The Utah Highway Patrol is looking to hire 100 new troopers, and on Saturday took to the 2018 Utah International Auto Expo to recruit prospective candidates.

Video: Dallas Chief Says Millennial Mindset Partially to Blame for Recruiting Problems

December 12, 2017
"We have nights, weekends and holidays — not attractive to millennials who want all days off and to be the chief in six months,” Chief Hall said. “We recognize that is a challenge."

Dallas Chief Says Millennial Mindset Partially to Blame for Recruiting Problems

December 12, 2017
"We have nights, weekends and holidays — not attractive to millennials who want all days off and to be the chief in six months,” Chief Hall said. “We recognize that is a challenge." More Here.

Texas Agency's "Star Wars" Themed Recruiting Video a Facebook Hit

December 1, 2017
The video, which features Wookie Chewbaca on patrol and training with Fort Worth officers has more than 1.5 million views on Facebook. More Here.

Video: Texas Agency's "Star Wars" Themed Recruiting Video a Facebook Hit

December 1, 2017
The video, which features Wookie Chewbaca on patrol and training with Fort Worth officers has more than 500,000 views on Facebook.

Video: LAPD Launches Paid Training Program for High School Grads

November 28, 2017
Through the Pledge to Patrol program – also known as the Associate Community Officer Program or A-COP – more than two dozen high school graduates will be working part-time for the Los Angeles Police Department as a way to train the next generation of police officers.

LAPD Launches Paid Training Program for High School Grads

November 28, 2017
More than two dozen high school graduates will be working part-time for the Los Angeles Police Department and getting paid as part of a new program that aims to recruit and train the next generation of police officers. More Here.

Border Patrol Losing Agents Faster Than It Can Replace Them

November 13, 2017
The U.S. Border Patrol is losing agents faster than it can hire them, according to a new audit released last week that said competition with other federal law enforcement and the difficulty of passing a polygraph test have sapped the agency of nearly 2,000 agents it’s supposed to have.

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.

Vacancies Prompt Virginia State Police to Offer Abbreviated Academy

September 5, 2017
Virginia State Police are for the first time offering some recruits a chance to become troopers without completing a full six-month State Police Academy.

San Jose Police Actively Recruiting LGBT Officers

August 29, 2017
The San Jose (CA) Police Department is for the first time launching a campaign to recruit members of the LGBT community through a series of public initiatives and an ad campaign.

AZ Agencies Struggle to Fill Officer Ranks

April 25, 2017
"We are facing trying times, we are depleted of resources," said Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone at a press conference held at the Phoenix branch of Northern Arizona University on Monday.

Pennsylvania State Police Look to Fill 500 Job Openings

December 14, 2016
The Pennsylvania State Police are recruiting candidates to fill about 500 job vacancies to bolster the department's contingent of troopers and liquor enforcement officers.
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