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June 10, 2015

House committee approves Ohio police training changes

New legislation requires all candidates for law enforcement jobs to have a high school diploma moving forward - Full Story
June 02, 2015

Lawmakers to hear testimony on Ohio police training changes

Ohio would boost the amount of training to become a police officer and require all candidates for jobs to have a high school diploma under legislation - Full Story
June 01, 2015

LA County Sheriff's Department seeks to hire 1,300 deputies

Sheriff Jim McDonnell is expanding his recruiting department and launching a hiring push, but it won't be an easy goal to achieve - Full Story
May 19, 2015

NC court considers trooper's firing over lost hat

Court being asked to decide: If a trooper can't be trusted to tell the truth about why he lost his hat, can he be trusted when he faces a heavier moral choice? - Full Story
May 18, 2015
Wis. cop cleared in fatal OIS wants to return to force

Wis. cop cleared in fatal OIS wants to return to force

City's police chief said he fears for the officer's safety - Full Story
May 17, 2015
Vegas captain gets job back after giving copter ride to rock star

Vegas captain gets job back after giving copter ride to rock star

Former police captain who resigned rather than be demoted for helping a guitarist use PD's copter for a wedding proposal is poised to get his job back - Full Story
May 15, 2015
Cop almost killed in Boston Marathon shootout returns to job

Cop almost killed in Boston Marathon shootout returns to job

Richard Donohue Jr. returned to work Friday after more than two years of recovery — with a promotion - Full Story
May 01, 2015
Baltimore PD: Nearly 100 officers hurt since Monday

Baltimore PD: Nearly 100 officers hurt since Monday

More than 40 officers required some sort of treatment at the hospital and 13 have been placed on medical leave - Full Story
April 21, 2015

Mo. PD losing cops at increasing rate

St. Louis County police officers are quitting the force in what may be unprecedented numbers, leaving commanders scrambling to fill vacancies - Full Story
April 16, 2015

Tulsa County to audit reserve deputy program after OIS

Tulsa County employs about 130 reservists, who are given less training than regular deputies - Full Story



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