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Dallas Police Department Losing New Recruits

September 2, 2018
According to CBS-TV in Dallas, nine of the 167 individuals who have graduated from the Dallas Police Academy within the last year are no longer with the department.

How To Survive the Academy

August 7, 2018

Police Academy Instructor Patrick Martin shares 10 tips to help prospective officers meet the rigors of police training.

Video: Colorado Police Seeing Increase in Female Recruits

May 24, 2018
Denver Police is currently training a police academy with 51 recruit officers. Of that number, 17 of them are women, making this the recruitment class with the largest number of women in the department's history.

Colorado Police Seeing Increase in Female Recruits

May 24, 2018
Denver Police is currently training a police academy with 51 recruit officers. Of that number, 17 of them are women, making this the recruitment class with the largest number of women in the department's history. More Here. 

Massachusetts Chiefs Oppose Legislation That Would Limit Social Media Checks of Recruits

March 22, 2018
The law would prohibit department heads from scouring personal social media accounts. The group wants to be able to dig through social media profiles to help screen candidates and protect the public from those who could “tarnish the badge.”

Los Angeles Sheriff's Recruit Arrested for Alleged $120K ATM Theft

March 1, 2018
He is accused of robbing an ATM in Newhall on Nov. 28, 2017, and in an incidence of arson on Dec. 1. Sheriff’s officials did not say what he is suspected of setting fire to.

Baltimore Police Union Calls for Better Training for Recruits

February 6, 2018
The president of the local police union in Baltimore on Monday thanked a police academy legal instructor for voicing concerns about the preparedness of new recruits who received guns and badges over the weekend, saying the "training deficiencies that he exposed are real and should, by no means, be allowed to continue."

8 Cleveland Police Cadets Hurt During Training at Ohio Patrol Academy

January 8, 2018
Six of the cadets were injured during a training exercise in which recruits fight off a training officer who attacks them.

NYPD Recruit Dies at 23 of Leukemia

November 15, 2017
An NYPD recruit only three months into his training died early Tuesday following a short battle with leukemia. He was 23.

NYPD Captain Recalls Being Recruit Responding to 9/11

September 11, 2017
That first night I worked all night: 17 hours, maybe. It looked like it was snowing with the dust and soot gathering on our hats, and we’d brush each other off regularly. Whenever I had a break I’d wash my face and put water in my hair, just to get the grey out of it. I coughed a lot.

Former Texas High School Football Standout Dies During Police Recruit Fitness Test

August 15, 2017
A former George Ranch High School (Rosenberg, TX) football standout who dreamed of becoming a law enforcement officer is dead after collapsing during a fitness test at Fort Bend County's Gus George Law Enforcement Academy. More Here.

Cook County, IL, Sheriff's Office Lays Off Recruits and Trainees

July 20, 2017
More than 110 Cook County, IL, sheriff's office recruits and trainees were laid off this week after a proposed countywide tax on soda was put on hold, officials said.

Chicago Police Recruits Rarely Wash Out of Academy

March 15, 2017
Over a recent four-year period, the academy graduated more than 97 percent of its recruits, according to department figures obtained by the Chicago Tribune through a public records request.

Recruit Killed Suspect in Bronx Shootout that Killed NYPD Sergeant

November 8, 2016
A recruit who opened fire on the suspect during the Bronx shootout that claimed the life of Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo on Friday had been in the Police Academy for only two months.

Video: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Recruit Collapses and Dies During Training

July 7, 2016
Authorities said that around 8:30 a.m., newly hired police candidates with CMPD were conducting state mandated physical fitness training when one candidate, Jeremy Moseley, collapsed.

North Carolina Department Has First All-Female Swearing In Ceremony

June 28, 2016
The swearing in of the first-ever all-women lineup of officers for the Greenville (NC) Police Department on Monday not only made history, it also served as a big step in helping the department meet a national average.

Video: Teen Who Rescued Philly Officer Graduates from Police Academy

June 17, 2016
A 19-year-old man who rescued a Philadelphia police officer from a burning patrol car recently graduated from the Delaware County Police Academy. His chance encounter with Philadelphia Police Officer Matt Kimsey led him to seek a career in law enforcement.

Teen Who Rescued Philly Officer Graduates from Police Academy

June 17, 2016
A 19-year-old man who rescued a Philadelphia police officer from a burning patrol car recently graduated from the Delaware County (PA) Police Academy. His chance encounter with Officer Matt Kimsey led him to seek a career in law enforcement. More Here.

Ohio Police Cadet Injured in Gun-Training Shooting

April 7, 2016
A police cadet in Napoleon, OH, was critically injured after being accidentally shot in the back by one of his classmates on a shooting range.

Former Pro Athlete Dies After Agility Test at Florida Sheriff's Office

December 20, 2015
A 37-year-old former athlete and coach hoping to become a Marion County, FL, sheriff's deputy fell ill after an agility test Tuesday and died Wednesday night at an Ocala hospital.
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