The job postings for officers tout the area as having an “abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core.”
May 25, 2022
“People make good arrests, do great police work, and the cases don’t get approved for felonies or don’t get prosecuted to the full extent of the law. It’s frustrating,” Roy said in an interview. “There’s a sense that the city doesn’t have the officers’ backs.”
February 11, 2022
The filing period is from October 6 through November 3. To sign up, simply click on the website www.NYPDrecruit.com. The new exam will be given beginning on December 15. There is no fee to take the exam.
October 5, 2021
The department says it only has 638 officers available to work — roughly 200 fewer than usual. An unprecedented number of officers quit or went on extended medical leave after Floyd's death and the unrest that followed.
February 15, 2021
Kaylee Smith is the newest officer with the Dunlap (TN) Police Department and may be the first female officer to work for the agency, according to a post on Facebook.
October 20, 2020
Chief John Hayden said Tuesday he hopes that the recent removal of the residency requirement for his department will help generate a net increase of about 100 officers over the next year.
September 25, 2020
“It’s going to be really difficult to even get police officers to come here in the future because public safety is at risk,” Union head Mike Solan said.
August 12, 2020
The Camden County (NJ) Police Department—in an effort to boost recruiting—has adopted new grooming and appearance standards for its police officers.
May 28, 2020
A teenager in New Mexico who aspired to become a police officer is being lauded for "doing the right thing" after he discovered a large bag of money near an ATM machine in Albuquerque late last week.
May 11, 2020
A small town of just less than 4,000 citizens northeast of Indianapolis is seeking to double the number of sworn police officers in coming months.
February 12, 2020
The Wichita (KS) Police Department has a total of 12 female recruits in its latest academy class—the most women ever in a single recruiting round—up from eight women in last year's batch of would-be WPD officers.
January 16, 2020
The San Diego Police Department wants first-time home-buyers to join the ranks of its sworn officers, and is willing to loan those individuals $50,000 to help them settle in the Southern California city.
December 6, 2019
The Sacramento Police Department has waived the requirement for a college degree for recruits who are veterans of the United States military.
November 21, 2019
The Sterling (IL) Police Department is fully staffed for the first time in two decades.
October 17, 2019
The Illinois State Police announced this month that the agency would no longer require a four-year degree for applicants.
October 14, 2019