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Union Claims Broward Sheriff Owes Employees $12 Million

According to the news release, a recent arbitration hearing affirmed that BSO has been underpaying its employees for hours worked.

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Senate Passes 1.9% Federal Pay Raise

This week, the United States Senate passed a 1.9% pay raise for federal employees in 2019. But it's not a done deal.

Agencies Engage in "Wage War" to Fill Recruit Ranks

Highway Patrol Col. Mike Rapich has observed what he calls a “wage war” among agencies competing for personnel. “We’re in a really aggressive recruiting effort,” he says, “probably more so than I’ve seen in the 25 years I’ve been with the agency.”

Maintaining Your Force

To avoid needlessly recruiting additional officers, agencies are working to keep current officers happy in their careers.

MN City Extends Police Recruiting Deadline Hoping for More Applicants

When the St. Paul (MN) Police Department was hiring four years ago, 794 people applied to be officers. This time around, there were only 178 applicants and now the department has extended the deadline to Monday, hoping to attract more quality candidates.

Staffing Crisis Prompts Raises of 25 to 30 Percent for San Diego Police

San Diego will boost pay for police officers between 25% and 30% to help solve a crisis of departing officers that has lengthened response times, limited proactive policing, and ballooned overtime budgets.

Video: San Diego Facing Extreme Officer Shortage, Renegotiating Union Contract

"Going 10 years without a salary increase has wreaked havoc on our recruiting efforts," said Brian Marvel, director of the SDPOA. He explained there are more sworn officers leaving the department than those that are being hired per year.

San Diego Facing Extreme Officer Shortage, Renegotiating Union Contract

"Going 10 years without a salary increase has wreaked havoc on our recruiting efforts," said Brian Marvel, director of the SDPOA. He explained there are more sworn officers leaving the department than those that are being hired per year. More Here.

Stop Living Check-to-Check

Over half of police officers live paycheck-to-paycheck. With three steps, you can start paying the bills while also saving money.

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Proposed Trump Budget Includes Small Federal Officer Pay Raise

The Trump administration announced plans to recommend a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal workers, including federal officers, to take effect January 2018, according to a budget document and senior budget official.

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