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Las Vegas Police Reserves Hit the Streets

As Las Vegas police face tight budget and staffing constraints, hundreds of citizens could hit the streets as armed, volunteer police officers under a new reserve police officer program.

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L.A. Supervisors Attack Sheriff for 'Stealing' Police Resources

Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday said Sheriff Lee Baca's suspension of deputy overtime has dramatically reduced patrol operations and jeopardized public safety.

Video: Detroit Eliminates Gang, Tactical Units

The Detroit Police Department will eliminate its gang and tactical units to add about 100 officers to homicide, criminal investigations and traffic enforcement, the city announced Wednesday.

Detroit Eliminates Gang, Tactical Units

The Detroit Police Department will eliminate its gang and tactical units to add about 100 officers to homicide, criminal investigations and traffic enforcement. Interim Chief Chester Logan, Mayor Dave Bing, and Commander Frankie Lewis discuss the rationale behind the move. Read the full story here.

LAPD Reaches 10,000 Officers

For the first time in the city's history, Los Angeles' police force now exceeds 10,000 officers, city officials said Monday.

Off-Duty N.J. Officers Guard Local Schools

Uniformed, off-duty Marlboro (N.J.) Police officers will begin guarding eight public schools to increase security following the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown.

LAPD to Deploy Officers to K-8 Schools

In the wake of the Connecticut school massacre, the Los Angeles Police Department plans to have officers visit every public elementary and middle school in the city on a daily basis beginning in January.

Survey: 46% of Campus Public Safety Departments Understaffed

Training, public safety department staffing and pay, as well as active shooter and active bomber response are the biggest areas of concern revealed by Campus Safety magazine's Opinion Survey.

N.H. Chief: 'We're Doing Less With Less'

Police Chief Jamie Sullivan said he is no longer advocating to hire any new staff in his 2013 proposed operating budget, but a discussion regarding the department's needs for more "boots on the street" will have to take place in the future.

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L.A. Councilman: 10,000 Cops Is 'Magic Illusion'

Councilman Paul Koretz told the Los Angeles Times a number somewhat lower than the "magic illusion of 10,000 officers" might make more fiscal sense and would still prioritize public safety.