Wage Difference Forces Santa Fe Police To Albuquerque

SANTA FE, NM — Santa Fe City Council is set to discuss recruitment and retention of police officers Wednesday after the department says it’s losing staff over pay gaps. According to The Santa Fe New Mexican, Santa Fe Police claims to be losing officers and commanders to Albuquerque Police because of salary. The paper reports […]

St. Louis Prosecutor Says She Will No Longer Accept Cases From 28 City Police Officers

ST. LOUIS, MO — St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will no longer accept criminal cases from 28 city police officers and is reviewing their open cases for “viability.” Gardner delivered the list of officers to the police department Tuesday, calling it an “exclusion list,” according to documents obtained by the Post-Dispatch. A written statement […]

Little Rock Police Chief Testifies He’s Used Racial Epithets

On two occasions in his out-of-court testimony in lawsuits over the firing of police recruits, Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner acknowledged he’d used racial epithets since he was 16. He was being questioned by Robert Newcomb, attorney for two police recruits fired for having been found to have quoted racial epithets in song lyrics […]

Charter Amendments Proposed By Fire Union To Appear On November Ballot

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Three charter amendments proposed by the San Antonio Professional Firefighters Union have received the green light to appear on the November ballot. The Fourth Court of Appeals ruled not to block the amendments Wednesday night which include capping the salaries and tenures of future city managers and requiring that the city […]