The current lip-sync challenge reportedly began in Texas with Alexander Mena, a deputy in the Bexar County, Sheriff's Office. His department posted a video of Mena singing "Fuiste Mala" by the Kumbia Kings on June 19. The video, which was released to improved community relations with officers and aid recruiting efforts, went viral.
July 10, 2018
The Utah Highway Patrol is looking to hire 100 new troopers, and on Saturday took to the 2018 Utah International Auto Expo to recruit prospective candidates. More Here.
January 15, 2018
"We have nights, weekends and holidays — not attractive to millennials who want all days off and to be the chief in six months,” Chief Hall said. “We recognize that is a challenge." More Here.
December 12, 2017
The video, which features Wookie Chewbaca on patrol and training with Fort Worth officers has more than 1.5 million views on Facebook. More Here.
December 1, 2017
More than two dozen high school graduates will be working part-time for the Los Angeles Police Department and getting paid as part of a new program that aims to recruit and train the next generation of police officers. More Here.
November 28, 2017
In the video posted Friday morning, a Fort Worth PD firearms instructor tries to teach a storm trooper from the "Star Wars" movies how to shoot. The storm troopers are notoriously bad shots. More Here.
December 5, 2016
It was a brief appeal in a news conference earlier this week: "We're hiring," said Dallas Police Chief David Brown. "Get off that protest line, and put in an application." More Here.
July 14, 2016
There are thousands of law enforcement jobs open all over the state of Michigan, 4,000 to be exact. So why are they still open? More Here.
June 23, 2016
Police departments all across the country are struggling to find new recruits. Experts like James Chriss point to the so-called "Ferguson Effect" as part of the reason. More Here.
March 8, 2016
Luring applicants to the San Jose (CA) Police Department is becoming an increasing challenge, especially with roughly 50 police agencies around the South Bay that are also hiring. More Here.
February 25, 2016
The city of Irving, Texas, produced this video as a recruiting tool for female officers for the Irving Police Department. The video shows recruiting methods, and follows several officers while on duty.
February 16, 2011