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Candid feedback from officers in Police1’s State of the Industry survey highlights actionable steps supervisors can take to create a culture where officers feel valued and supported
Small-town police departments turn to grant funds to address the challenges of limited resources, personnel shortages and technology gaps
Officers sound off on what they need from their supervisors and leaders to perform at their peak in Police1’s State of the Industry survey
Statistics provided by Golden PD show that among all 15,362 calls handled by police in the last half of 2023, including for non-emergency runs, response times dropped every month compared to 2022
The money is intended to go toward salaries for sheriffs and deputies, as well as boost recruitment and retention efforts
The Vallejo Police Department is working with the Solano County Sheriff’s Office and the California Highway Patrol to supplement its ranks
Police Recruitment
The Golden Police Department launched the four-day week program in order to recruit and retain more officers; it has helped with productivity, response times and morale
The Moose Lake city council will soon vote to decide whether to dissolve the police department in favor of a county law enforcement contract
“To our current officers who have chosen to stay with the department ... you continue to fulfill your commitment to making our city a safer place to live and your service does not go unnoticed,” Police Chief Harold Medina said
“We’re pleased to see this increase in applications from [individuals] … willing to go above and beyond to serve and protect, with ... strong moral fiber not exclusive to those with a college education,” said Colonel Christopher Paris
The bill would provide $600 per month to any certified officer who has worked in the state for longer than one year