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California Officers Targeted for Termination Fight Back, Sue City

Five officers with the Oakland Police Department who have been targeted for termination are suing the city and the police commission, claiming that both bodies do not have the legal authority to fire them.

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Wildfire Devastated Town Offers $20K Signing Bonuses to Officers

The Paradise (CA) Police Department—which lost more than half of its sworn officers following the Camp Fire in 2018—is now offering $20,000 signing bonuses for experienced officers willing to transfer to the agency from another department.

Private University Police Department Fires 9 Officers for Social Media Posts

Nine police officers with the Hampton University (VA) Police Department have been fired for posting "misogynistic, racist … remarks" on social media.

Tennessee Police Captain Derides SROs as Not "Real Cops"

A captain with the Knoxville Police Department was conducting a briefing in June—that was reportedly captured on audio—during which he openly mocked anyone who wanted to become a school resource officer (SRO).

On Independence Day, Words of Wisdom from American History

Let's contemplate the words of some of the people who helped shape this great country.

4 Major Reasons to Go Back To College

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for adults to return to college, especially with the flexibility that distance education can provide for busy students. Here are four reasons why you might consider going back to school.

San Francisco Faces Race and Gender Discrimination Suit from White Male Officers

According to Forbes, plaintiffs claim that although they received higher grades on the civil service promotional exam, minority and female candidates were promoted ahead of them.

The Perils and Pitfalls for Police Officers Posting on Social Media

An organization recently made available to the media a significant database of social media posts—that they deem to be potentially offensive—from thousands of officers from places such as Philadelphia, Dallas, Phoenix, St. Louis, and elsewhere. Internal investigations have been launched at several of those agencies. Here's why cops need to use social media cautiously.

Florida Chief Cites Low Pay for High Employee Turnover

Chief Diane Hobley-Burney presented a case to the city as to why she feels a bigger investment in the police department will reverse turnover trends.

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3 Keys to Financial Wellness for Police Officers

Jason Hoschouer—when he's not out on motor patrol in the San Francisco Bay Area—helps fellow LEOs with financial coaching. He's also written a book on the subject called "Badges & Budgets." Here is some of the wisdom he shares with his clients.