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2022 in Review: Police Trainers Speak Out on the Year's Toughest Challenges

Responding to an informal—and totally unscientific—poll, law enforcement educators and trainers from around the country pointed to shrinking budgets and increasing anti-police sentiment, but paramount in the list of challenges facing them in the past 12 months was officer recruiting and retention.

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2022 in Review: 3 Police Leaders' Thoughts on the Recruiting & Retention Crisis

Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Executive Director Chuck Wexler, National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) President Patrick Yoes, and International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) Deputy Executive Director Brian Willis offer ideas on what many people believe was the most difficult challenge police leaders and trainers faced in 2022.

Virginia's Expedited Academies for Out-of-State Laterals and the Worth of Water

When contemplating Virginia's action to attract laterals with a foreshortened academy stint, the sayings "Robbing Peter to pay Paul" and "Missing the forest for the trees" come immediately and inevitably to mind.

Atlanta PD Rolls Out Take-Home Program, New Car Design

Officers voiced a desire for a take-home vehicle program, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens explained. It doesn't just have benefits to the officers, either. Dickens said seeing vehicles parked around the community brings people a sense of safety and security.

Indianapolis Police Replacing Patrol Vehicles as Part of Campaign to Retain Officers

One reason IMPD says some officers, especially young officers, are leaving the department is because of the patrol vehicles.

Retaining Great Police Professionals by Training Great Police Professionals

By investing in excellent training programs, police agencies can create pathways for career advancement that incentivize longer careers, cultivate future leaders for challenges that lay years or decades down the road, and ensure the best possible level of public safety in the community.

Atlanta to Pay Officers $4,000 Retention Bonus

The $4,000 retention bonus will be paid to APD officers, investigators, sergeants, lieutenants. All APD officers will also receive a 2 percent cost-of-living increase.

Agencies Support Initiative to Have 30% Women Recruits by 2030

“So, we’ve got women at the highest level of leadership, and they are pushing their peers to do this. But what’s more important is the number of male chiefs that have come forward to take this pledge. If we just focused on only the female chiefs, we wouldn’t achieve this."

Morale, Retention, and Recruitment

At a time of severe stress for law enforcement, it’s critical that police leaders keep the spirits of their officers high.

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TN State Legislature Addressing Residency Requirement For Memphis Officers

“If you truly are concerned in the rise of violent crime and want to increase the number of police officers we have, we have to extend beyond the county to be able to hire,” Mayor Jim Strickland said in a hearing at the state capital earlier this week.

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