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Illinois Town Lays Off 13 Officers

Overall, the 40 cuts represent about a quarter of the city’s police union members, 40 percent of its firefighters union and 55 percent of its non-sworn police personnel, union officials said.

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Cook County, IL, Sheriff's Office Lays Off Recruits and Trainees

More than 110 Cook County, IL, sheriff's office recruits and trainees were laid off this week after a proposed countywide tax on soda was put on hold, officials said.

26 NJ Officers Laid Off Due to Sheriff’s Staffing Cut

More than two dozen police officers from the Bergen County (NJ) Bureau of Police Services turned in their badges Monday afternoon, casualties of a staffing cut by Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino.

Ohio Village Lays Off Entire Police Force

The village of Lynchburg, OH, laid off its entire police force Friday, and will now be patrolled by the Highland County Sheriff's Office.

Hope and Change? How About Live and Learn?

The wife says that there is usually justification to my umbrage—it's my bail schedule that sucks. And so mine has been a history of strained associations, parted companies, and dissolved friendships.

Camden Begins Dissolving Force for County Police

Local officials can now begin dismantling the Camden (N.J.) Police Department and setting up a new county police agency they say will better serve one of the nation's most crime-ridden cities.

LAPD Chief Warns About Layoffs

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday warned that police officers will be in danger of layoffs unless the city proceeds with a half-cent sales tax hike planned for the March 5 ballot.

Stockton Cops May Face Wage, Benefit Cuts Due To Bankruptcy

Stockton, Calif., officials have proposed cutting wages of city employees including police officers and eliminating retiree healthcare benefits in its bankrupty plan.

Minneapolis PD Rehires Officers Laid Off in 2009

Eight officers who were laid off by the Minneapolis Police Department in 2009 while still in the Field Training program will return to work this week.

Christie Sends N.J. State Police to Camden

The reinforcements came after calls to the state by Mayor Dana L. Redd and Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk for assistance for the police force, which suffered massive layoffs in January.