Taunton Struggles To Keep And Find Cops — Considers Raising Age Limit To 40

TAUNTON — Do enough people still want to work in law enforcement?  The city and the Taunton Police Department are looking to increase the pool of candidates by raising the age limit.  State law caps the appointment of a police officer, upon completion of the civil service entrance exam, to just before their 32nd birthday. But in a proposed […]

Police Unions Mull Next Step As NYC Athletes’ Vax Mandate Ends

Allowing unvaccinated New York City players to participate in home games comes after nine NYPD officers and 37 civilian department employees have been fired under the vaccine mandate for city workers. NEW YORK—City unions pondered new legal action Friday in response to Mayor Eric Adams’ decision to spare athletes and entertainers from the vaccine mandate […]