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Small CA City Seeks to Address "Chronic Understaffing" of Police Department

The city of South Lake Tahoe, CA, is set to consider funding the addition of two new positions at its police department in an effort to address what some have called "chronic understaffing" among the officer ranks.

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Mississippi Governor: Trooper Shortage Reaching Critical Level

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant said on Friday that his state is nearing the point where declaring a disaster may be considered in order to ensure that there are enough troopers on the road to save the lives of individuals involved in traffic collisions on the freeways.

Cincinnati Chief to City Council: Hire More Officers or Fund Overtime Pay

"Operating below our authorized strength places an undue burden on our patrol forces," Isaac wrote in a memo to City Manager Patrick Duhaney on Tuesday. "...officers may be required to take on additional shifts to ensure the coverage necessary to maintain the level of service that Cincinnati residents have come to expect."

Chief Says Phoenix Police on "Maximum Staffing" for Tuesday's Trump Event

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams issued a statement Tuesday, assuring the public that her department is "well prepared" for the visit to the city by President Donald Trump on Tuesday. More Here.

Chief Says Phoenix Police on "Maximum Staffing" for Tuesday's Trump Event

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams issued a statement Tuesday, assuring the public that her department is "well prepared" for the visit to the city by President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

Video: St. Louis Police Department Facing Staffing Crisis, Union Says

Police union officials say St. Louis is facing a police staffing crisis. Currently, there are 1,196 sworn officers in the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. But Jeff Roorda, business manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association, believes that number is actually closer to 1,000 or 1,100 when considering military, maternity or sick leave.

St. Louis Police Department Facing Staffing Crisis, Union Says

Police union officials say St. Louis is facing a police staffing crisis. Currently, there are 1,196 sworn officers in the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. But Jeff Roorda, business manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association, believes that number is actually closer to 1,000 or 1,100 when considering military, maternity or sick leave.

Baltimore at 'Tipping Point' Because Too Few Officers on Streets, Union Says

The Baltimore Police Department routinely deploys too few patrol officers to be effective and has reached a "tipping point of being unable to protect the city and its citizens" as a result, according to the union that represents the department's rank-and-file officers.

Video: Phoenix PD Submitting Fewer Felony Cases to County, Cause Disputed

he Phoenix Police Department has had a significant drop in felony cases submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in recent months. But there's not a consensus on whether the new RMS is to blame.

Phoenix PD Submitting Fewer Felony Cases to County, Cause Disputed

The Phoenix Police Department has had a significant drop in felony cases submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in recent months. But there's not a consensus on whether the new RMS is to blame. More Here.