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April 28, 2011

106 San Jose cops get layoff notices

Another 20 cops learned they may soon be demoted in potentially the worst cutback in the city's history - Full Story
April 27, 2011

Merge of police and fire sparks labor fights

“If I wanted to be a police officer, I would have gone to the police academy,” one firefighter said of the move - Full Story
April 26, 2011

Top Philly cop won't pursue Chicago 'dream job'

Police Commissioner Ramsey is now gearing up to handle a host of issues currently facing the city - Full Story
April 26, 2011

Tech used to fill void after officer cuts

"Technology can never fully replace an officer," one chief said, but it can help dwindling departments appear larger - Full Story
April 22, 2011

SF mayor wants pension reform, not cop cuts

He says pensions account for one-third of the deficit, so to it must be done to avoid cutting 171 San Francisco cops - Full Story
April 17, 2011

Ohio city to toss exam scores to add diversity

Dayton plans to discard test scores of 748 people who passed its recruit exam and instead base hiring on oral interviews - Full Story
April 17, 2011

Police staffing heats up Dallas mayoral race

One candidate says if the department shrinks a little, the gap can be bridged by overtime - Full Story
April 13, 2011

40 apply to be Chicago's next top cop

Many of the candidates are members of the Chicago Police Department, while others lead other large organizations - Full Story
April 09, 2011
Ohio cops to pay $5 per hour for off-duty jobs

Ohio cops to pay $5 per hour for off-duty jobs

The president of the national Fraternal Order of Police says the plan sounds "almost like extortion" - Full Story
April 06, 2011

New pay mode pitched for Texas deputies

Commissioners are expected to vote next week on the proposal, which officials hope will save at least $2.8 million - Full Story



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