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Chicago Inspector General Questions High Attrition Rate for Black Police Applicants

The report said the Chicago Police Department needs to reevaluate its hiring practices for bias and “assess whether the tests and standards at each stage validly select for job-relevant skills and abilities.”

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MN Agency Benefitting from Recruiting Diversity Program

Two dozen recent grads — almost all people of color — have indicated that they plan to enter the next St. Paul Police Academy class of 50 to 70 future officers.

Atlanta Chief Plans to Restructure Agency Over City's Rising Violence

With homicides up more than 60% from this time last year, Chief Rodney Bryant pitched the restructuring as a way for APD to use its resources and staff more effectively to prevent and investigate crimes.

Texas Agency Sees Results from Recruitment Wraps on Fleet

The Beaumont PD was able to partner with the City of Beaumont’s Fleet Department, which assisted it with the associated cost for the recruitment wraps.

Agencies Nationwide Coping with Critical Shortage of Officers

The officer shortage is most critical in cities that experienced waves of protests and riots in 2020.

MA Chiefs Say Anti-Police Sentiment, Civil Service Rules Make It Difficult to Fill Ranks

“We certainly want to hire good, quality candidates,” said Attleboro Police Chief Kyle Heagney. “But what is going on nationally is affecting us here in the Commonwealth.”

Proposed Illinois Legislation Would Require Bachelor Degrees for Police Recruits

Under the proposed legislation, in order to receive a permanent position as a law enforcement officer, probationary police officers must have a bachelor's degree with a major or a minor in social work.

Under Fire from Community Over Crime, Minneapolis Council Adds $6.4 Million for Hiring More Officers

The department says it only has 638 officers available to work — roughly 200 fewer than usual. An unprecedented number of officers quit or went on extended medical leave after Floyd's death and the unrest that followed.

Seattle Chief Says City Lacks Enough Officers to Maintain Safety

ven when I was pushing out our budget for next year with the city council, I was explaining the need for us to have people that are going through the academy, that are going through our FTO phase, and then being able to deploy them out,” Chief Adrian Diaz said.

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Small Tennessee Town Welcomes First Female Officer

Kaylee Smith is the newest officer with the Dunlap (TN) Police Department and may be the first female officer to work for the agency, according to a post on Facebook.

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