Fewest Cops In A Generation: LAPD Shrinks Below 9,000 Officers

The number of officers employed by the LAPD has dropped below 9,000, a staffing level unseen since the administration of former LA Mayor Richard Riordan in the 1990s. Several City officials told NBC’s I-Team that as of July 30 there were 8,967 officers employed, far below Mayor Karen Bass’ goal of a 9,500 officers, and […]

McAllen Signs Largest Compensation Package In Police Union’s History

McAllen — Officials here solidified their commitment to McAllen police officers by signing the largest compensation package in the police union’s history. The collective bargaining agreement, which city and union leaders signed during a ceremony at McAllen City Hall on Thursday, guarantees officers will receive a cumulative 16% pay raise over the next four years. […]