Santa Ana Approves $25 Million Police Raise, But Not Funding

Santa Ana City Council members granted raises to police officers and sergeants totaling $25 million over the next two and a half years, without the ability to actually pay the $4.3 million cost for this fiscal year. The City Council, on a 4-2 vote Tuesday, approved the largest police raises in over a decade, including a 19.3 […]

Baltimore Police Commissioner Says Department Has So Few Officers It’s ‘Robbing Peter To Pay Paul’

Facing renewed questions about his department’s ability to hire new officers, interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Thursday that his agency is “understaffed across the board.” “You can’t hide that,” Tuggle told reporters at police headquarters. “It’s evidence. We are literally robbing Peter to pay Paul within the agency.” Tuggle’s comments build on a picture of the department […]

Maui Will Pay $350K Settlement To Retired Police Captain

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Maui officials have agreed to pay $350,000 to a retired police captain who claimed in a federal lawsuit that she faced sex discrimination when she was passed over for a promotion. The lawsuit filed in July 2016 was dismissed late last month after Mollie Klingman reached the settlement with Maui County, […]