Palm Beach Police Dept. Sees Highest Turnover In More Than A Decade

PALM BEACH, FL — More Palm Beach police officers have left the department during the 2017-18 budget year than in any year since at least 2006, according to town records, shedding light on the town’s growing struggle to keep its public safety employees. Thirteen sworn officers have left the department since Oct. 1, according to […]

Starved For Recruits, Alaska Police Pin Blame On Retirement System

They’re battling an opioid epidemic, rising crime, slashed budgets and thinned ranks. Now, they’re fighting the state’s retirement system, too. Across the state, troopers, police and firefighters say Alaska’s retirement system is crippling their ability to recruit and retain new employees, leaving gaping holes in their ranks. Now, they’re urging the state to take action […]