Tennessee Announces $30M In Law Enforcement Recruitment Bonuses, $24M In Basic Training Funding

Tennessee announced $24 million to cover increased expenses in law enforcement basic training and $30 million for recruitment bonuses for law enforcement on Friday. The announcement, regarding expenses included in this year’s Tennessee budget, come after Gov. Bill Lee announced a $100 million violent crime intervention fund earlier this week. Continue reading at www.thecentersquare.com

Police Funding Up Nationwide And In Illinois Communities, New Data Analysis Reveals

CHICAGO (WLS) — As the national conversation about police funding continues, a new data analysis by the ABC7 Data Team is evaluating police funding across the country and right here in Illinois. Our findings reveal that the vast majority of cities and counties across the country continue to fund law enforcement at the same or even […]

OSHP Changes Policy To Allow Troopers To Cover Arm Tattoos With Long Sleeve Uniforms

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol has expanded its tattoo acceptance policy for troopers, allowing current and new employees to have arm tattoos, provided they wear a long-sleeve uniform to cover them. Visible tattoos above the neckline or below the wrist are still prohibited, according to an online FAQ about the OSHP’s new policy. Exceptions […]

Men In Unions May Make $1.3 Million More In Lifetime Than Men Not In One, Study Says

Men who belonged to unions their entire career made up to $1.3 million more on average than men who never joined one, according to new research. Those belonging to unions made about $3.4 million from ages 20 to 64, compared to $2.1 million for those who were never union members. Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations […]