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Many officers look back on their time at the police academy with a sense of accomplishment and pride, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t hit some snags along the way
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The proposed change was prompted after an officer, now facing charges for an in-custody death, exhibited signs of a mental breakdown at the academy
Officer Ervin Karic was found dead in his vehicle near the academy; his death was not considered to be suspicious
It is unclear whether the unauthorized training exercise was punitive, but that will be a focus of the internal investigation
One recruit allegedly suffered blisters from being forced to bear crawl on hot asphalt
“In order to have a vigorous police force for a city our size, we need to accelerate future [NYPD] classes,” the group wrote
Alexa Jacobs, 27, was participating in a police academy exercise before she fell ill
An investigation concluded that two troopers had directed trainees to take part in the makeshift water ride
Over criticism from a police union, Providence PD says the three recruits are qualified with “the necessary skills”
The proposal comes three months after the city decided to give the police department less money
Academy leaders said they are “emphasizing vaccinations” after 30 cases popped up among recruits and staff
The department said it’s seeing positive results from recent recruiting initiatives aimed at greater diversity
The PD is hopeful the class will be a domino effect for more women recruits in the future
Authorities have not yet determined the San Jose man’s cause of death
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Despite all that he’s accomplished, there was something else Eugene Edgerson wanted to do
The injuries rekindled an issue Cleveland’s police union has had with the city dismantling its own police academy
Jim and Doug discuss the role of the mentor in law enforcement
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Investigation of party involving rookie Port Authority of NY and NJ cops unconstitutionally relied on searches of their private cellphones, union claims
Mayor has chosen not to swear in a police academy cadet who fired shots at a vehicle during a traffic stop while serving as a rookie officer
Agency investigated after news reports emerged of an out-of-control party at a Hoboken bar after the graduation in August
The U.S. Border Patrol will begin wearing cameras this year at its training academy, a test to see if the technology should be used in the field
Man who fled traffic stop was so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy