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By reexamining how their internal organization functions, agencies can empower personnel, optimize resource allocation, and create a culture of innovation and agility
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The Jasper Police Department, having requested nearly $51,000, agreed to redirect all but $6,000 to help Sarcoxie PD buy a new car and meet other departments’ needs
A new partnership makes cultivating future candidates even easier
Moose Lake is the 35th Minnesota police department to disband since 2016
The program seeks to bolster public safety efforts and promote community resilience
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Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia emphasized the need for the new facility, saying officers “spent $4,000 on lumber and supplies to build our own makeshift reality-based training scenario room”
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The majority of the funding from the $2.35 million deal will go toward personnel costs for deputies from 18 different agencies
LAPD will use the funds to “help conduct follow-ups in any investigations of crimes that occur to track down these criminals, identify them and ultimately bring them to justice”
This pioneering approach links police workload with financial planning
NYPD
Mayor Eric Adams stated there won’t be a hiring freeze of NYPD officers, allowing the department to start a new academy class in April that would have been canceled
The idea is to boost resources for violence prevention programs, which have been overwhelmed in some cities
“Not a single council member has approached me and asked if I was looking for another officer,” Chief Bill Drollinger said. “They haven’t given me the clearance to make a hire — and I don’t believe they will”
The contract calls for sergeants, lieutenants and captains to receive 3% raises annually retroactive for the years they went without a contract
“I’m talking to my budget team right now about how we can support the city because the city has to be safe. I’ll work with the mayor to make sure that’s accomplished,” Gov. Kathy Hochul said
Under the proposal, the first $40 million in adult use marijuana tax revenue each year over the next two years would go to Law Enforcement Assistance Fund for training
The long processing times were called into question last year when a man was convicted of a 2021 rape weeks after killing a woman in 2022
“No matter how and where one prays, every Californian deserves to be safe,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said after approving millions in funding for additional policing
The proposal would have raised officer wages by 5.2% and added other financial incentives for hiring and retention
The new station provides officers with the resources and infrastructure they need to work, Logansport Mayor Chris Martin said
“Operation Trident” targeted violent offenders, who were on supervised release or probation, with outstanding warrants