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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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Tennessee Department Announces Increased Patrols for Halloween

There will be an increase in the number of officers with the Mt. Juliet (TN) Police Department on patrol on the final day of October as the agency seeks to ensure the safety of adults and children celebrating Halloween.

Minnesota Department Announces Launch of Reserve Officer Program

The Sauk Rapids Police Department has announced that it will begin looking for volunteers to join its newly-formed Police Reserve Program.

Illinois Department Fully Staffed for First Time in 20 Years

The Sterling (IL) Police Department is fully staffed for the first time in two decades.

Proposed Milwaukee Budget Would Shave 60 Sworn from Department

Under the 2020 budget proposed by Mayor Tom Barrett, the Milwaukee (WI) Police Department would go from 1,864 to 1,804 sworn officers.

Seattle Chief: Weekend of Violence Stretched Department Resources

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best says that a string of violent incidents over the weekend highlighted the fact that the agency has "some critical staffing issues."

Texas Department Welcomes Largest Recruiting Class In Almost 30 Years

The Dallas Police Department has the potential to make a small dent in its staffing shortfall with the graduation of as many as 65 police academy cadets, if everyone in the current class makes the cut.

Maryland County Auditor Recommends $2M Cut to Police Budget

The county auditor for Anne Arundel County on Wednesday submitted a recommendation to county officials that the budget for the county police department be cut by $2 million for the 2020 fiscal year.

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.

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.