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Editorial: Are You for Sale?

Cities that have defunded and demonized their police are now desperately trying to entice officers to sign up with hiring bonuses.

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Phoenix Recruit Applications Increase as $20k Raise Begins

“We are really excited about the response we’ve been getting. People are telling us they want to join the City of Phoenix and we’re getting more and more people signing up to be recruits."

Amid Recruiting Crisis, Some Agencies Look at Non-Citizen Police Recruits

In a time when many of the most appealing cadre of "traditional" candidates are electing other career avenues, it may be a useful enterprise to examine people who are new to this country—not in America necessarily by birth, but by choice—among potential police officers.

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.

Kentucky Program Helps LE Agencies Recruit from Military

The M-2-LE program allows local law enforcement agencies in Kentucky to hire active service members within all branches of the U.S. military during their last 180 days of service.

Security System Helps Atlanta Police Provide Recruits a Safe Residence

“Compass Security Solutions, the security integrator on the project, designed a system that includes 25 Axis network cameras installed in indoor common areas and on outdoor perimeters of the four-story building. This gives the police department, including a supervising officer who lives in the complex, comprehensive situational awareness of the facility. What’s more, Axis video analytics are used to detect any loitering next to the building.”

KY Governor Announces Program to Hire Military Veterans into Law Enforcement

The program allows local law enforcement agencies in Kentucky to hire active service members within all branches of the U.S. Military during their last 180 days of service.

Recruiting More Female Cops

For years the nationwide percentage of female law enforcement officers has hovered near 12%, now agencies are making a concerted effort to increase their sworn women officer demographics to 30% by 2030.

Proposed Increase Would Make Police Recruits Highest Paid in AZ

A proposal that will go before the Phoenix City Council next week would, if approved, raise the annual starting pay for a police officer by $20,000.

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Veteran MN Officer Mentors Young Officer He Found Working at Arby's

Officer Brad Chin was 17 and working at a shift leader at Arby's when he met Officer Lou Ferraro. Ferraro became Chin's mentor.

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