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Addressing the "Hiring Crisis" in Law Enforcement

Investments in Explorer programs, Police Athletic Leagues, Teen Cadet Academies, summer internship programs, and other initiatives that benefit kids can pay untold dividends down the road.

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PERF Report: Policing Profession Facing a Hiring Crisis

The Police Executive Research Forum recently released a report saying that the police profession is in a hiring crisis.

California Chief Unveils Plans to Overhaul Department

Chief of police for the Pasadena (CA) Police Department says he wants to enact a plan he has devised to make the agency more effective.

Video: Commissioner Talked to Suspect to End Philadelphia Standoff

To end a lengthy Philadelphia standoff that left six officers shot and wounded, Police Commissioner Richard Ross used some "unorthodox" tactics, including speaking directly with the suspect.

Outpouring of Support After California Officer Shot, Killed in Ambush

An officer with the Sacramento Police Department who was shot by a gunman at a domestic violence call on Wednesday night has died from her wounds, and agency leaders, elected officials, and individual citizens have all shown their deep condolences in online comments.

Veteran NYPD Chief Dies by Suicide Before Mandatory Retirement

An NYPD deputy chief fatally shot himself while sitting in an unmarked patrol car Wednesday, just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement.

Washington Command Staff Take a Shift so Officers Get a Day Off

The command staff with the Lakewood (WA) Police Department did a patrol shift on Friday so that officers could have a paid day off.

5.11 Announces Newest Quiet Warrior

To complement the company's 5.11 Days strive to pay tribute to servicemen and women, 5.11 will be honoring its newest Quiet Warrior, Cynthia Renaud, Chief of Police for the Santa Monica (CA) Police Department.

Indiana Chief, Assistant Chief Involved in Fatal Gunfight with Armed Suspect

The chief of police and the assistant chief of the Brownstone (IA) Police department were involved in a shooting outside the department's headquarters building.

Answering the Call

Our teachers, mentors, and heroes inspire us to serve our agency, our community, and our nation.