New Harrisburg Police Officers Who Ditch City Must Pay Back Up To $5K In Training Costs

HARRISBURG, PA – When police officers are hired in the city of Harrisburg, they earn about the same as officers from nearby municipalities. But the parity quickly ends. Within a few years, officers in many suburbs are making $10,000 or more per year than city officers. In Susquehanna Township, for example, officers with five-years’ experience […]

Providence PD Hiring Practices Explained By Commissioner, Questioned By Union

PROVIDENCE, RI — The process that led to the most diverse Providence Police Academy class in history began in July of 2015, and included a series of cuts that whittled thousands down to dozens, the Target 12 Investigators have learned. But the Fraternal Order of Police remains adamant that the system is flawed, countering the […]

Sessions Orders Justice Department To Review All Police Reform Agreements

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered Justice Department officials to review reform agreements with troubled police forces nationwide, saying it was necessary to ensure that these pacts do not work against the Trump administration’s goals of promoting officer safety and morale while fighting violent crime. In a two-page memo released Monday, Sessions said agreements reached previously […]