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Minneapolis Looking to Hire Up to 200 Officers
The department is actively seeking full-time recruits and lateral hires from departments across the state, paying anywhere from $31.45 to $40.74 an hour.
November 24, 2021
Austin Police Try New Recruiting Tactics to Bolster, Diversify Ranks
Outreach efforts toward prospective female applicants are part of a series of responses by Austin police to address a recruiting problem that a consulting group's recently released report said is the biggest challenge facing the department.
August 30, 2016
71% of Chicago PD Exam Applicants Are Minorities After Outreach
An unprecedented outreach campaign to diversify the Chicago Police Department has attracted 14,200 applicants for the April 16 police exam — and of those, 29% are African-American and 39% are Hispanic.
February 23, 2016
Washington State Patrol Faces Growing Shortage of Troopers
Beset with challenges that include a graying of the force, and trouble recruiting and retaining troopers who can earn higher pay in other local law-enforcement agencies, the State Patrol faces a staffing shortage in field operations, which covers thousands of miles of state highways.
November 16, 2015
Albuquerque Police Face Officer Shortage
Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden says he expects the police department’s ranks to shrink for another year or so, even though the size and number of police academy classes have increased.
October 19, 2015
Portland Launches 'Having Enough Police Matters' Campaign
The "Having Enough Police Matters'' campaign is intended to pressure City Hall to provide more funding to the Portland Police Bureau to hire more rank-and-file officers.
October 8, 2015
LAPD Struggles to Fill Ranks
Fewer people are applying to join the LAPD and, of those who do, a significantly higher number of them are being disqualified from consideration.
December 4, 2013
Private Police Units Expand Power In Ohio
Peace officers who work separate from traditional city and county forces are playing a significant role in Ohio law enforcement, providing what one police chief calls a "necessary" service.
September 18, 2012
Women in Law Enforcement
Female LEO Hiring Campaigns
Many agencies shy away from targeting specific groups due to fear of liability. However, there is a clear difference between target recruiting and target hiring. Surely, an agency can't promote they're hiring from within one specific group. However, there's nothing wrong with engaging in a specific campaign to encourage qualified females to apply.
October 18, 2010
Pima County (Ariz.) Opens Application Process To Hire Deputies
Applications for Pima County Sheriff's deputy will be available through Friday (Oct. 1). A multiple-choice test will be given Saturday. The physical fitness test will be given Oct. 23. Oral boards are scheduled for Oct. 25 to 29.
September 29, 2010
Maryland MTA Launches Cadet Program
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Police Force is launching an MTA Police Cadet program, offering qualified men and women between the ages of 18 and 20 years old a chance to experience a career in law enforcement
August 23, 2010
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