Wauwatosa Police Officer Hiring Bonus; $7.5K To Join Force

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – The city of Wauwatosa is offering a $7,500 hiring bonus for new police officer hires, a limited-time incentive. Wauwatosa is facing a challenge recruiting and retaining police officers, according to a news release. The department said it is looking at up to 20 possible retirements over the next five years. At the same time, […]

Why Police Forces Are Struggling To Recruit And Keep Officers

Durham, North Carolina (CNN)In a growing number of American cities, if you call the police, there are fewer officers taking the call. Police departments across the nation are raising concerns about current and future staffing levels. CNN reached out to nearly 20 departments nationwide, along with other key stakeholders including elected officials, union officials and […]

San Diego Police Overtime Budget Over $7M, City Council Looks For Solutions

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The city of San Diego’s Budget Committee approved an item to be heard at a later date by the city council. The item asks the council to be able to move savings from other city departments to help offset costs accrued by departments like the police department. The police department going […]

First Thursday, February 2022

A brief update on vaccine mandates. Cases: Arbitrator Upholds Lieutenant’s Termination For January 6 Charges, Bexar County, Texas (Thomas Cipolla, 2021). (Download the arbitrator’s decision.) LAPD Officers Lose Job To Pokemon Go, Lozano v. City of Los Angeles, 2022 WL 71705 (Cal. App. 2022). Union Can Demand Mid-Term Bargaining On Topic Not Covered By Contract, […]