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The Administration topic covers everything from clerical behind-the-scenes tasks to departmental changes in policy. We offer strategies and tactics that have helped chiefs and sheriffs in agencies of any size to secure grants, assure that their trainers are top-notch and recruit the best young officers to join their ranks.

A list of common metropolitan police ranks from lowest to highest, plus an overview of sheriff’s department and state police ranks
A majority of first responder agencies lack necessary funds for purchasing equipment and technology
Good armory management involves keeping costs down without compromising your operational capabilities
The new station provides officers with the resources and infrastructure they need to work, Logansport Mayor Chris Martin said
The “Reimagine Policing Plan” focuses less on incarceration and has a greater emphasis on community engagement
The new response system will minimize police presence at protests and enforce de-escalation methods before increasing response, unless public safety is at risk
Officer Jeffrey Smith’s death resulted in a new law that extended eligibility for federal benefits to the families of officers who died by suicide
Panelists will review the training required for officers to manage custody transitions, as well as highlight strategies to improve safety during this process
It is worthwhile for police administrators to periodically review these agreements and for individual officers to have read and understood their roles in these efforts
Eliminate redundant administrative tasks while improving collaboration and efficiency throughout the criminal justice system and with the public
“When we looked at restructuring the recruiting process from 18 months to the three-month process we have today, it really was a data-driven approach.”
Metro had its own police force until 25 years ago, when the mayor at the time pushed to absorb the 383 officers into the LAPD and Sheriff’s Department
“It was never our intention to be insensitive, inflammatory, or offensive to anyone,” Villa Rica Police Department said
What public safety can learn from the Titan submersible disaster
Commerce can’t thrive without law enforcement – here’s how you can improve the relationship
Providing LEOs “emotional and psychological support is important to ensure that officer stress and fatigue do not contribute to constitutional violations,” the report said
By analyzing the type and frequency of calls for service, chiefs can ensure they are using resources effectively and efficiently while maintaining officer well-being
Last year, Aurora Pride had requested that if police officers wanted to march in the Pride Parade, they do so not in full uniform, particularly not with weapons
Mayor Brandon Johnson also said he will eliminate recent additions to the city’s police landscape, including the ShotSpotter system
The consent decree was one of the longest in the country and resulted from a 1969 civil rights lawsuit against city police
“This has nothing to do with the monetary value of the lawsuit, but everything to do with accountability,” Nichols’ mother said
PD has reached compliance with requirements, such as model use-of-force policies and strong community participation
Expansion of the Heart and Lung Act will add park rangers, some corrections employees, port and housing police and university officers
Bill was inspired by Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s brother, Sgt. Joaquin Mendoza, who fell ill to being infected with COVID-19 but was denied full disability benefits
The union said they wanted to address the training, maintenance and administrative duties needed to implement the new tech
Paul Vallas, backed by the police union, advances in runoff and calls to add hundreds of officers to the department
Comptroller Susana Mendoza accused the city of setting impossible standards for cops to receive benefits
Sheriff Robert Luna explained the motivation to create the department came out of a desire to create more trust and accountability
Officials: Revision “would do nothing to redirect other agency arrestees, failing to ensure officers take arrestees to a facility that aligns with their gender identity”