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N.Y. Recruit Terminated for Non-Accredited Degree

July 29, 2011
A Schenectady (N.Y.) Police recruit has been terminated a day after he was sworn, after it was determined his bachelor's degree had come from a non-accredited online degree program.

Staffing Shortage Plagues Virginia State Police

July 18, 2011
The understaffed Virginia State Police is offering its troopers overtime shifts rather than giving them pay raises or hiring for the 227 authorized positions that remain unfilled.

NYPD Hires 1,635 Recruits, Largest Class In 5 Years

July 8, 2011
The recruits form the largest Police Academy since 2006 and begin official training at the Police Academy in Manhattan on Monday. It's a diverse group. Of the new class, 16 percent were born overseas in 55 different countries

Maine Increases Training Requirements for Reserves

June 22, 2011
Reserve officers will have to complete a 40-hour online course, meet a physical fitness requirement, then take 80 hours of practical instruction, before serving under a field training officer for another 80 hours.

Boston Graduates First Recruit Class In Three Years

June 16, 2011
Sixty-four Boston Police recruits have graduated from the academy and will join the ranks of the 2,072-officer force next week.

Philly Police Plan Recruit Class, New Academy

February 23, 2011
Commissioner Charles Ramsey expects to get city approval for the class in the second half of the year. The next group of recruits will train and be taught at a former military facility acquired from the federal government.

Tulsa PD Welcomes 42 New Recruits

January 25, 2011
By establishing a recruit class, the department is moving forward after layoffs and budget cuts. The department is also facing a federal corruption probe. In the past, academy classes have had just 20 to 25 members.

Two NYPD Recruits Receive Special Shields

December 20, 2010
The sons of two NYPD officers received the shields that had been worn by Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and ESU Officer Stephen Driscoll, who died in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

Chicago Cadets Honor Fallen Officer

July 14, 2010
A group of 89 Chicago police cadets stood and saluted fallen Officer Thor Soderberg—one of their instructors—during their Wednesday graduation ceremony.

LAPD Names American Military University a Preferred School

July 14, 2010
The LAPD designation follows a similar agreement between AMU and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) last year, which made AMU a member of LASD University—a consortium of colleges and universities whose mission is to provide LASD employees with a variety of accessible learning programs.

Not Everything Will Get You Killed

July 13, 2010
"If you do this or that you will get killed." I have heard this statement millions of times. Every officer has. It becomes meaningless to us all when it is overused.

The Training Curve

June 22, 2010
I used to work with a precinct captain who believed "mandatory" training was an order from The Almighty. It needed to be done right then and there! As much as it drove me up the wall to deal with his reign of madness, it made sense.

More Police Recruits Flunking Fitness Test

May 21, 2010
Overall physical strength of recruits is declining and more cadets aren't able to complete agility tests, push-up and sit-up tests, a 1 1/2-mile run, and other physical tests required to join agencies.

Oakland PD's Recruit Class Is First In Two Years

April 20, 2010
The diverse group includes 13 minorities, six women and nine bilingual speakers—Spanish and Cantonese are the most predominant second languages. The majority live in the East Bay, with seven residing in Oakland.

Your Best FTO

February 11, 2010
If you want a super cop hero in your life, go rent a movie. If you want a real cop in your life, your academy cadre and FTOs are there to teach you today and for the rest of your career.

Investigation of Vermont Academy Trainer Continues

January 26, 2010
A probe into the suicide of a Vermont Police Academy trainer could take weeks, as investigators seek to learn the details of why Dave McMullen shot and killed himself after being suspected of possessing child pornography.

Massachusetts Officials May Have Nixed Sgt. Crowley As Cadet Grad Speaker

January 22, 2010
Massachusetts officials may have intervened to keep Sgt. James Crowley, the white Cambridge officer who arrested Harvard professor Henry Gates, from speaking to a group of police cadets.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Academy's First Day

December 2, 2009
A class of cadets arrive at the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's academy, which is known as "Black Monday." On the first day, recruits arrive in street clothes for a boot-camp-style initiation. Instructors prepare them for the abuse they'll face on the streets.

New Haven Violated Wage Law With Recruit OT Pay

November 10, 2009
The city violated a state law by paying recruits for a flat 40 hours per week regardless of how many hours they worked. The city will need to make it up with retroactive overtime pay.

Former Cleveland Jailer Is 50-Year-Old Academy Graduate

October 30, 2009
Karl Lloyd began patrol duties on Monday with the Cleveland Division of Police, and he wasn't a typical rookie officer. Lloyd arrived at the department five months before his 51st birthday.
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