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IN Officer Fired Over Racist Social Media Comments 2 Days After Being Sworn In
Marion Chief of Police Angela Haley personally reviewed the posts and called them “racist” and said they were not keeping with the standards of their department.
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NM State Police Chief Retiring
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Tuesday she had appointed Johnson’s successor — W. Troy Weisler, who serves as the department’s deputy chief.
Editorial: Thoughts on “Walk the Blue Line”
The best-selling book from James Patterson and Matt Eversmann is a collection of narratives from individual cops telling stories of what it’s like to wear a badge in contemporary America.
Recruiting, Retaining, and Supervising the Best
Most law enforcement agencies face a severe shortage of sworn personnel, but the answer is not just filling the ranks. It’s hiring, keeping, and promoting high-quality officers.
CO Officers to Work 32 Hours Per Week without Pay Cut
All police department employees will move from a 40-hour workweek to a 32-hour workweek without a change in pay. City service levels and days open will not change, nor will patrol staffing and coverage, according to the city.
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GA Deputy Killed in Off-Duty Lawn Mower Accident
Lt. Scott Underwood, a supervisor for a patrol unit, was cutting grass behind his home when the mower overturned along a creek.
Dallas Police Struggling with Evidence Access Because of Ransomware Attack
The ransomware attack initiated by the group Royal on the city of Dallas has stretched into a third week, downing several departments. The city has said it could take weeks or months until services are fully restored.
Charleston, SC, Chief Announces He is Dying of Cancer
Chief Luther Reynolds was diagnosed with cancer in 2021. In February 2022, he announced he would return to duty after losing a leg to cancer.
LA County Sheriff Wants 1,100 More Deputies
Luna wants to place two captains at the East Los Angeles Station and two captains at the Compton Station. Under his plan, one captain would focus on administrative duties and the other would practice community engagement.
Increased Deadly Wrecks Spur Portland to Bring Back Some Traffic Patrols
In 2022 after disbanding its Traffic Division, Portland had 68 deadly crashes. This was the highest since 1987, according to police.
Some NYPD Officers Can Now Opt for Flexible Work Schedules
PBA President Pat Lynch called the flexible schedules “a historic moment” and praised the administration of Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell for testing the new shift schedule.
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