Firefighters Battle Mental Health

As the nation continues to observe Fire Prevention Week, one might be surprised to learn that not much help is offered to preserve their mental health. Firefighters see a plethora of emergencies that can take a toll on their mental health. “Most folks who fight with it, it’s not a big one like a 9-11, […]

Despite ‘Defunding’ Claims, Police Funding Has Increased In Many U.S. Cities

In Los Angeles, the county sheriff says local residents are in danger because “defunding has consequences,” even though his agency’s budget is up more than $250 million. Sheriff Alex Villanueva is not alone in suggesting to voters that crime is up because Democrats defunded police agencies after nationwide protests of the 2020 murder of George […]

St. Louis Police Resignations Reaching ‘Critical Mass’

St. Louis is struggling to retain law enforcement officers, with the city’s police union saying the problem has reached “critical mass.”   Police department data seen by Fox News show the city’s police force has steadily dropped off. At the beginning of 2020, the force had 1,205 employees, but as of this week, that number has dwindled to 1,035.  […]