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Why American Military Veterans Make Great Police Officers

Veterans of America's military tend to make excellent police officers—they have baked into their very being a commitment to service, an unusually high level of discipline, an understanding of chain-of-command, and other qualities that police officers also share.

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Former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Rumored to Become Interim Chicago PD Superintendent

Rumors swirling across Chicago say retired Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck is the top contender to be the interim police superintendent as the city conducts a national search for the position.

NYPD Commissioner Resigns, Replacement Named

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill resigned Monday after three years as the head of the nation's largest police force.

Chicago Police Union Votes "No Confidence" in Chief

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 board of directors has given Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson a vote of "no confidence."

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.

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.