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New Orleans Police Union Surveys Patrol Morale

A New Orleans patrol officer union announced it would query its members about departmental policies and procedures to highlight rank-and-file issues that need to be addressed.

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Law Enforcement Is a Contact Sport

My Field Training Officer (FTO) often compared police work to playing on a football team. He would say, "The team with the least amount of penalties wins." The analogy always stuck with me and after 10 years as an officer, it still rings true.

Phoenix Police Test Extended Shifts

Starting Monday, Phoenix Police officers will begin testing extended shifts for its officers, the department has announced. Under a six-month pilot program, officers from the Cactus Park Precinct will work three days of shifts of 13 hours and 20 minutes followed by four days off.

Portland Police Consider Hiring Freeze

Portland Police Chief Mike Reese may implement a hiring freeze as an alternative to deeper cuts that would require layoffs as it looks for ways to trim $6.1 million (or 4%) of its budget.

Leading by Example

What most agencies do well is produce managers; it helps with short-term goals but exasperates long-term ones. Please don't tell me you are part of that innocuous group of lost souls that think managing and leading are the same thing, because they're not.

Ariz. Highway Patrol Leader Removed After No-Confidence Vote

The leader of the Arizona Highway Patrol has been demoted, following a survey of the rank-and-file that returned widespread disapproval of Lt. Col. Jack Hegarty.

Grand Jury Expected to Charge NYPD Ticket-Fixing Officers

The grand jury investigation is now expected to result in charges against more than a dozen police officers, most of them for crimes related to fixing tickets. The others face more serious corruption charges, a person briefed on the matter said. About 25 to 40 officers are expected to face charges.

Chicago Mayor Picks Newark Chief As New Top Cop

Chicago's Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has picked the Newark (N.J.) Police director as his choice for police superintendent to replace departing Jody Weis, whose FBI background often didn't mesh with patrol officers.

S.C. Agency Gives Officers Customer Service Training

Columbia, S.C., Police Chief Randy Scott emphasized the importance of customer service during a training session, saying he wants all officers to be polite, courteous and professional when dealing with the public.

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Dumping Garbage

We have to decide not to carry garbage around ourselves and not to accept it from others.

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