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New Ga. City Hires Officers, Unveils Patrol Cars
Missouri State Highway Patrol Seeks Trooper Applicants
Albuquerque Police Launch Recruiting Campaign

Albuquerque Police Launch Recruiting Campaign

The police department in New Mexico's largest city has launched a multimedia officer recruiting campaign amid a federal probe and a large number of expected retirements.

January 9, 2013

Tenn. Sheriff Gets $2M To Hire Deputies

The Shelby County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office will get $2 million to hire new deputies as it takes over the responsibilities of 25 school resource officers when Memphis City Schools merges with Shelby County Schools in 2013.

December 5, 2012

N.H. Chief: 'We're Doing Less With Less'

Police Chief Jamie Sullivan said he is no longer advocating to hire any new staff in his 2013 proposed operating budget, but a discussion regarding the department's needs for more "boots on the street" will have to take place in the future.

November 13, 2012

L.A. Councilman: 10,000 Cops Is 'Magic Illusion'

Councilman Paul Koretz told the Los Angeles Times a number somewhat lower than the "magic illusion of 10,000 officers" might make more fiscal sense and would still prioritize public safety.

October 31, 2012

Vallejo Hires Officers, Seeks New Police Pension Plan

Vallejo leaders unanimously agreed Tuesday night to accelerate a plan approved in June to hire five new police officers. The Vallejo City Council's vote comes before city labor negotiators have hammered out a city-forged plan to reduce new police hires' pension packages.

October 10, 2012

N.Y. State Park Police Seeking Applicants

The New York State Park Police, who patrol Niagara Falls State Park and 177 other parks and 35 historic sites throughout the Empire State, are seeking applicants.

September 11, 2012

Chicago PD Adds 43 Recruits

The recruits must complete about 1,000 hours of training at the academy, even though Illinois only requires 400 hours of training for sworn officers. The police academy's training program emphasizes procedural justice law, traffic law, tactical communication, emergency driving, firearms handling, and scenario-based training.

July 3, 2012

Ohio Highway Patrol To Grow Force By 17%

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is hoping to find 180 qualified cadets to fill two upcoming training academy classes, a significant recruiting surge that signals new stability for the patrol’s once-fluctuating budget.

May 31, 2012

Ind. Agency Prioritizes Minority Hiring

Fort Wayne (Ind.) Police commanders are actively seeking more minority applicants, including Burmese officers, to better reflect the community they serve.

May 31, 2012

Seattle Announces Police Reforms

Pre-empting a meeting with Department of Justice officials, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn on Thursday proposed a series of police reforms in response to a damning federal report that came after several high-profile incidents involving minorities.

March 30, 2012

Michigan State Police To Hire 20% More Troopers

Michigan State Police To Hire 20% More Troopers

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's public safety plan unveiled Tuesday would add 180 state troopers and 20 forensic scientists beginning in June. Funding would enable the Michigan State Police to grow their road-patrol ranks by 19%.

March 8, 2012

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